Posted: November 14th, 2017
A first day postoperative client on a PCA pump reports that the pain control is inadequate. What is the first action you should take?
A. Deliver the bolus dose per standing order.
B. Contact the physician to increase the dose.
C. Try non-pharmacological comfort measures.
D. Assess the pain for location, quality, and intensity.
Place an order in 3 easy steps. Takes less than 5 mins.