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Which nursing interventions can directly decrease the metabolic oxygen demands of a critically ill patient? (Select all that apply.)
1. The nurse administers antipyretic medications to reduce fever.
2. The nurse keeps the patient covered with a blanket as much as possible during initial resuscitation.
3. The nurse offers the patient pain medication on a routine basis.
4. The nurse maintains sterile technique when changing dressings.
5. The nurse encourages visitors to talk to an unconscious patient.
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The answer is 1, 2, 3, 4
Rationale:
1. Fever will increase metabolic oxygen demand.
2. Shivering increases metabolic oxygen demand.
3. Pain increases metabolic oxygen demand.
4. Infection increases metabolic oxygen demand.
5. Visitors and stimulation can increase metabolic demand.
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This helped my grade so much Perfect
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Good timing, thanks!
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