The patient states that he had a cardiac catheterization 10 years ago and wonders if any of the postprocedure care has changed . Which response by
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The patient states that he had a cardiac catheterization 10 years ago and wonders if any of the postprocedure care has changed. Which response by the nurse is most accurate?

a. We will only roll you to the same side as the catheter insertion site.b. You will lay flat for several hours, and we will place a sandbag over the dressing in the groin.c. You will most likely be able to ambulate within a few hours if your doctor uses an arterial closure device at the catheter insertion site.d. We will encourage you to flex and extend your legs when you return from the procedure to prevent a clot from forming at the insertion site.
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