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2.7: Learning Activity

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    Maria is working on a medical surgical unit and receives a direct admission from the internal medicine clinic. She arrives at the patient’s room to complete the initial admission assessment. All of the following conditions are found.

    Of these conditions, which of the following should be reported immediately to the health care provider.

    1. Patient ambulates with assistance of wheeled walker.
    2. Patient’s BMI is outside of the normal range.
    3. Patient appears unkempt and has strong body odor.
    4. Patient is experiencing increased difficulty breathing.
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