Posted: November 1st, 2017
An intoxicated client comes into the emergency unit with an uncooperative behavior, mild confusion, and with slurred speech. The client is unable to provide a good history but he verbalizes that he has been drinking a lot. Which of the following is a priority action of the nurse?
A. Administer IV fluid incorporated with Vitamin B1 as ordered.
B. Administer Naloxone (Narcan) 4 mg as ordered.
C. Contact the family to get information of the client.
D. Obtain an order for the determination of blood alcohol level.
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