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A patient reports significant pain level of 10 on a scale of 1-10 to the
nurse who is caring for her on the night shift. The patient tells the nurse
that she has been at this level since her surgery earlier in the day. The
nurse checks the medication administration record and notes that the
patient received hydrocodone 7.5 milligrams/acetaminophen with 500
milligrams (Vicodin) every six hours. The nurse brings the patient one and
one half tablets. The patient says, "I never took that. I only had one white
pill." What action should the nurse take next?

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EN PRIMER LUGAR, LA ENFERMERA DEBE NOTIFICAR AL MEDICO TRATANTE LO QUE REFIERE EL PACIENTE. LUEGO VERIFICAR EN LA HISTORIA... View the full answer

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