Thursday, November 23, 2006

NCLEX practice question

Answer in comments.
A patient is admitted to emergency room and diagnosis of myxedema coma is made. Which action will the nurse prepare to do first?
1. Warm the patient
2. Give fluid replacement
3.Maintain and airway
4. Administer thyroid hormone.


LAURA said...

Answer=3 maintain airway is the intitial action.


Michael said...

Airway...always airway!

Good question, Laura. Enjoy your site immensely!