Posted: November 1st, 2017
The client arrives in the emergency room after sustaining a chemical eye injury from a splash of battery acid. The initial nursing action is to:
1. Begin visual acuity testing
2. Irrigate the eye with sterile normal saline
3. Swab the eye with antibiotic ointment
4. Cover the eye with a pressure patch.
Place an order in 3 easy steps. Takes less than 5 mins.