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The nurse is caring for a postperative client who has just returned from the postanesthesia care unit after having nasal surgery. What priority

The nurse is caring for a postperative client who has just returned from the postanesthesia care unit after having nasal surgery. What priority action is essential for the nurse to perform? 1. Assessing how often the client swallowing. 3. checking vital signs per agency protocol. 3. Viewing the external packing for bleeding. 4. Determining if the client can breathe through the unaffected nostril.

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