•The nurse should confine the fire by closing all windows and doors and turning off the oxygen supply (assuming that patients are already on portable oxygen for evacuation).
•Rescue patients in immediate danger.
•Confine the fire.
•Extinguish the fire if small, and evacuate if the fire is too large.
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?