Saturday, February 21, 2009

Evolve Quote of the Day #5

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A client becomes nauseated after eating lunch and is vomiting. The physician has written an order for Compazine 10mg PO or rectal PRN nausea. What action should you take?

  • A. Contact the physician to recommend the rectal route.
  • B. Notify the physician that the rectal route will be used.
  • C. Contact the physician to determine the route of administration.

Of the 3, I think "B" is my favorite--imagine, if you will, how that conversation might go...

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