MAIN VERSION PRIORITY ONE
2. A nursing planning care for a school-age child who is 4 hr postoperative following
perforated appendicitis. Which of the following actions should the nurse include in the plan
a. Offer small amounts of clear liquids 6 hr following surgery (assess for gag reflex first)
b. Give cromolyn nebulizer solution every 6 hr (for asthma)
c. Apply a warm compress to the operative site every 4 hr
Administer analgesics on a scheduled basis for the first 24 hr
Rationale Fundamentals ATI PDF p229
: Managing acute severe pain with short
(24 to 48 hr) around
clock administration of opioids is preferable to following a PRN
ATI PEDS 144
Maintain NPO. Administer IV fluids and antibiotics as prescribed. NO
cromolyn nebulizer stated on ATI.
3. A nurse is receiving change-of-shift report for a group of clients. Which of the
following clients should the nurse plan to assess first?
4. A nurse is preparing to apply a transdermal nicotine patch for a client. Which of the
following actions should the nurse tak e?