Posted: December 4th, 2017
A client who has recently traveled to China comes to the emergency department (ED) with increasing shortness of breath and is strongly suspected of having a severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Which of these prescribed actions will you take first?
A. Place the client on contact and airborne precautions.
B. Obtain blood, urine, and sputum for cultures.
C. Administer methylprednisolone (Solu-Medrol) 1 gram/IV.
D. Infuse normal saline at 100ml/hr.
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