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NCLEX-RN - National Council Licensure Examination - NCLEX-RN
A client is having episodes of hyperventilation related to her surgery that is scheduled tomorrow. Appropriate nursing actions to help control hyperventilating include:
Administering diazepam (Valium) 1015 mg po q4h and q1h prn for hyperventilating episode
Keeping the temperature in the client's room at a high level to reduce respiratory stimulation
Having the client hold her breath or breathe into a paper bag when hyperventilation episodes occur
Using distraction to help control the client's hyperventilation episodes
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