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A cyanotic client with an unknown diagnosis is admitted to the E.R. In relation to oxygen. the first nursing action would be to:

Asked by Santepro, Last updated: Apr 15, 2021

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Answered Feb 22, 2019

Administer oxygen at 2 L flow per minute.

Administer oxygen at 2 L/minute and no more. for if the client if emphysemic and receives too high a level of oxygen. he will develop CO2 narcosis and the respiratory system will cease to function.
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