Posted: January 26th, 2018
Two hours later, the nurse discovers the implant in the bed linens. What should the nurse do first?
A. Stand as far away from the implant as possible and call for help.
B. Pick up the implant with long-handled forceps and place it in a lead-lined container.
C. Leave the room and notify the radiation therapy department immediately.
D. Put the implant back in place, using forceps and a shield for self-protection, and call for help.
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