Posted: November 1st, 2017
During the early postoperative period, the client who had a cataract extraction complains of nausea and severe eye pain over the operative site. The initial nursing action is to:
1. Call the physician
2. Administer the ordered main medication and antiemetic
3. Reassure the client that this is normal.
4. Turn the client on his or her operative side
Place an order in 3 easy steps. Takes less than 5 mins.