•The vastus lateralis is located at the anterior-lateral aspect of the thigh. This is the recommended site for I.M. injections on a toddler.
•To find the precise location, find the upper quandrant between the greater trochanter and the knee joint.
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?