madie asked in Science & MathematicsMedicine · 2 months ago

While preparing to administer an IV medication that is compatible only with normal saline...?

While preparing to administer an IV medication that is compatible only with normal saline, the nurse observes that the patient is receiving an infusion of D5 ½ normal saline. Which is the most appropriate nursing intervention?

a. Administer the IV medication because the IV line has half-normal saline mixed with the D5W.b. Flush the IV line with normal saline before the medication is administered, administer the medication, and then restart the infusion at the same rate.c. Flush the IV line with normal saline before and after administering the IV medication.d. Insert a new IV line because the medication is incompatible with dextrose.

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