Posted: December 27th, 2017
The nurse is preparing to suction the client with a tracheotomy.
The nurse notes a previously used bottle of normal saline on the
client’s bedside table. There is no label to indicate the date or time
of initial use. The nurse should:
❍ A. Lip the bottle and use a pack of sterile 4×4 for the
❍ B. Obtain a new bottle and label it with the date and time
of first use.
❍ C. Ask the ward secretary when the solution was requested.
❍ D. Label the existing bottle with the current date and time.
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