A nurse smells a potent odor coming from the patient's bathroom shortly after the patient's orthopedic surgery. The nurse suspects the patient is smoking marijuana. What should the nurse do?


•Security should be called. Security guards are specially trained for situations like this, and they should be left to approach the patient about surrendering the drug.

•The physician should be notified because drugs can affect the healing process and other drugs may have been used by the patient.

•All other options are incorrect.

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