1. Initiate rescue breathing.
2. Begin giving chest compressions.
3. Activate the emergency response system.
4. Obtain an automated external defibrillator.
If a collapse is witnessed and the nurse suspects cardiac arrest, the nurse should first activate the emergency response system. Next, the nurse should obtain an automated external defibrillator, followed by initiation of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, beginning with chest compressions.
idi-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi; mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-fareast-language:ZH-CN;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA'>The client with coronary artery disease should avoid foods high in saturated fat and cholesterol such as eggs, whole milk, and red meat. These foods contribute to increases in low-density lipoproteins. The use of polyunsaturated oils is recommended to control hypercholesterolemia. It is not necessary to eliminate all cholesterol and fat from the diet. It is not necessary to become a strict vegetarian.
198.A client with muscle aches and a diagnosis of rheumatism has been
given a prescription for capsaicin topical cream. The nurse determines
that the client understands the use of the medication if the client
makes which statement?
1.The medication will act as a local analgesic.
2.The medication acts by decreasing muscle spasms.
3.The medication will cause redness, flaking, and the skin to
4.A heating pad should be put on the area after applying the
Capsaicin is used for the temporary relief of muscular aches,rheumatism, arthritis, sprains, and neuralgia. It is one of a group of products known as rubs or liniments, which contain combinations ofantiseptics, local anesthetics, analgesics, and counterirritants. The skin should not become red, flaky, or peel; if this occurs, the health care provider should be notified. The medication does not act systemically. A heating pad should not be applied because it could cause skin irritation or burning.