Posted: July 22nd, 2017
Nurse Maureen has assisted a physician with the insertion of a chest tube. The nurse monitors the client and notes fluctuation of the fluid level in the water seal chamber after the tube is inserted. Based on this assessment, which action would be appropriate?
A. Inform the physician
B. Continue to monitor the client
C. Reinforce the occlusive dressing
D. Encourage the client to deep breathe
Place an order in 3 easy steps. Takes less than 5 mins.