Of the following, which intervention would be the highest priority before discontinuing an IV line?

Determine if the client can tolerate oral fluids.


•An IV line should only be removed if IV fluids and/or medications are no longer needed.

•Assessing a client’s ability to take oral fluids would be the highest priority. The other choices are not the priority assessment before the discontinuation of an IV line.

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