23.A clinic nurse notes that large numbers of clients present with flulike symptoms. Which recommendations should the nurse include in the plan of care for these clients?Select all that apply.a.Get plenty of rest.b.Increase intake of liquids.c.Take antipyretics for fever.d.Get a flu shot immediately.e.Eat fruits and vegetables high in vitamin C.Rationale:Treatment for the flu includes getting rest, drinking fluids, and taking in nutritious foods and beverages. Medications such as antipyretics and analgesics also may be used for symptom management. The nurse should teach clients to sneeze or cough into the upper sleeve of their arm rather than into the hand. Respiratory droplets on the hands can contaminate surfaces and be transmitted to other people. Immunization against influenza is a prophylactic measure and is not used to treat flu symptoms.24.The nurse is caring for a group of clients on the clinical nursing unit. The nurse interprets that which of these clients is atmostrisk for the development of pulmonary embolism?25.The nurse monitors the respiratory status of the client being treated for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Which assessment finding would indicate deterioration in ventilation?
- Summer '18
- pulmonary disease