Posted: February 26th, 2018
myasthenia gravis (MG) : 3 best first actions to take
The nursing assistant reports to you, the RN, that the patient with myasthenia gravis (MG) has an elevated temperature (102.20 F), heart rate of 120/minute, rise in blood pressure (158/94), and was incontinent off urine and stool.
What is your best first action at this time?
A. Administer an acetaminophen suppository.
B. Notify the physician immediately.
C. Recheck vital signs in 1 hour.
D. Reschedule patient’s physical therapy.