Posted: July 22nd, 2017
A nurse is suctioning fluids from a female client through an endotracheal tube. During the suctioning procedure, the nurse notes on the monitor that the heart rate is decreasing. Which if the following is the appropriate nursing intervention?
A. Continue to suction
B. Notify the physician immediately
C. Stop the procedure and reoxygenate the client
D. Ensure that the suction is limited to 15 seconds
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