A physician has prescribed oxygen as needed for an infant with congestive heart failure (CHF). In which situation should the nurse administer the oxygen to the infant?
A. During sleep
B. When changing the infant’s diapers
C. When mother is holding the infant
D. When drawing blood for electrolyte level testing
Answer and rationale HERE.
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