•Gown and gloves should be worn when caring for a patient with Clostridium difficile AT ALL TIMES. Hand sanitizer is not sufficient enough, so soap and water should be used.
•Eye protection and a N95 respirator are only needed for airborne precautions.
A nurse is preparing to administer I.V. fluids that will not alter serum osmolarity or pull fluid into or out of the intravascular space. Which fluid should the nurse administer?
A 79-year-old male patient has cancer with end-stage renal disease. Which of the following excludes the patient from qualifying for hospice?