Posted: March 26th, 2018
You are supervising an RN who was pulled from the medical-surgical floor to the emergency department. The nurse is providing care for a patient admitted with anterior epistaxis (nosebleed). Which of these directions would you clearly proved to the RN? (Select all that apply)
A. Position the patient supine and turned on his side
B. Apply direct lateral pressure to the nose for 5 minutes
C. Maintain universal body substances precautions.
D. Apply ice or cool compresses to the nose
E. Instruct the patient not to blow the nose for several hours.
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