Which of the following nursing interventions would apply? While in the recovery room, a patient with a total laryngectomy is suctioned and has bloody mucus with some clots.
A. Notify the physician immediately B. Place the patient in the prone position to facilitate drainage C. Instill 3 mL of normal saline into the tracheostomy tube to loosen secretions D. Continue your assessment of the patient, including O2 saturation, respiratory rate, and breath sounds.