Posted: June 16th, 2017
A nurse is making initial rounds at the beginning of the shift and notice that the parenteral nutrition (PN) bag of an assigned client is empty. Which of the following solutions readily available on the nursing unit should the nurse hang until another PN solution is mixed and delivered to the nursing unit?
A. 10% dextrose in water.
B. 5% dextrose in water.
C. 5% dextrose in normal saline.
D. 5% dextrose in lactated Ringer solution.
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