The Nurse Receives a Report on Several Patients on a Medical-Surgical

Question 75
Multiple Choice

The nurse receives a report on several patients on a medical-surgical unit.Which of the following patients should the nurse see first? 1)A 42-year-old with breast cancer who returned 2 hours ago from a bone scan that revealed widespread metastasis 2)A 56-year-old who returned from a bronchoscopy 3 hours ago and is reporting nausea and vomiting 3)A 73-year-old who had a barium enema 6 hours ago and is reporting whitish-colored stools 4)A 51-year-old who just returned from an echocardiogram 30 minutes ago and has a blood pressure of 132/76