Fundamental Proctored Exam study 12.docx - ■ A client who...

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A client who has glaucoma of the right eye self-administers timolol eye drops by looking at the ceiling, instilling a drop onto the center of the conjunctival sac, and applying gentle pressure to the lower lid with a facial tissue. After observing this process, which of the following actions should the nurse take? Instruct the client to apply pressure to the inside corner of the eye after instillation The client should apply gentle pressure over the nasolacrimal duct to prevent the medication from flowing into the nasal passages where systemic absorption could result A nurse is preparing to administer eye drops for a client who has glaucoma. When instilling the medication, which of the following actions should the nurse take? Apply pressure to the puncta after instilling the medication The nurse should instill the medication into the conjunctival sac and apply pressure to the puncta for 1 to 2 minutes afterward to prevent systemic absorption of the medication
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