Posted: November 1st, 2017
A client suffered an amputation of the first and second digits in a chainsaw accident. Which task should be delegated to an LPN/LVN?
A. Cleansing the amputated digits and placing them directly into an ice slurry.
B. Cleansing the digits with sterile normal saline and placing in a sterile cup with sterile normal saline.
C. Gently cleansing the amputated digits and the hand with povidone-iodine.
D. Wrapping the cleansed digits in saline-moistened gauze, sealing in a plastic container, and placing it in an ice.
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