•Accidental ingestion of medication and other poisonous substances such as cleaning solutions is one of the major safety issues when caring for toddlers. Thus, it's important to keep these materials away from the child's reach and lock the cabinet where these substances are stored.
•Call the local poison control center first before giving ipecac or any substance that induces vomiting to ensure safety.
•If the ingested substance is corrosive, induced-vomiting is not recommended.
•Cooked vegetables are appropriate for a 19-month-old.
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?