Pharmacological and Parenteral Therapies NCLEX SATA Questions: Quiz 2 July 9, 2015 by admin Leave a Comment Pharmacological and Parenteral Therapies NCLEX SATA Questions The nurse aspirates a central venous catheter prior to drug administration but is not able to verify blood return. The nurse does not feel resistance when flushing or see any fluid leakage, swelling, or redness around the catheter site. Which of the following does the nurse know are appropriate steps? Select all that apply. 1. Flush the catheter with saline, using a 10-mL syringe and a push-pull technique. 2. Request that the client cough and reattempt aspiration. 3. Administer IV medication and observe for signs and symptoms of catheter malfunction. 4. Follow institutional protocol to initiate a declotting protocol. Δ Free NCLEX SATA Practice Test, NCLEX SATA Practice Questions & Quiz
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