Sam is a new nurse working the day shift on a busy medical-surgical…

Question Sam is a new nurse working the day shift on a busy medical-surgical… Sam is a new nurse working the day shift on a busy medical-surgical unit. He asks his aide to walk the patient in Room 244 while he admits another patient. The patient in Room 244 is a post angioplasty, and it would be the first time ambulating since the procedure. Sam tells his aide to walk the patient only to the nurse’s station and back. He also says that if the patient’s heart rate rises more than 20 beats/min above the resting rate, the aide should stop, have the patient sit, and inform Sam immediately.  Health Science Science Nursing Share QuestionEmailCopy link Comments (0)