The Nurse Is Monitoring a Client Who Has Returned to the Unit
The nurse is monitoring a client who has returned to the unit after arterial revascularization.The client reports pain in the affected limb that is similar to the pain experienced before the procedure.What is the nurse's best action?
A) Assess the peripheral pulses in the limb.
B) Elevate the affected extremity on pillows.
C) Administer pain medication as prescribed.
D) Place a warm blanket on the operative limb.