The Nurse Is Preparing a Client with an Aortic Aneurysm

Question 28
Multiple Choice

The nurse is preparing a client with an aortic aneurysm for surgery.The nurse notes that the client's systolic blood pressure has increased by 30 mm Hg compared with the reading 1 hour ago.What is the nurse's best action? A) Measure abdominal girth. B) Auscultate the abdomen. C) Increase the IV infusion rate. D) Reassess the blood pressure.