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# A nurse is admitting a client to the Med-Surg unit with pneumonia. The client’s vital signs...

A nurse is admitting a client to the Med-Surg unit with pneumonia. The client’s vital

signs are T 100.8 F oral, HR 98 bpm, RR 24/min and BP 120/90. The patient’s height

is 5’6” with a weight of 186 lb. Orders are written. The following questions pertain to

this situation. (2 pts)

1. Convert the client’s weight to kilograms. (Round to the nearest tenth if necessary)

2. Convert the client’s height to centimetres. (Round to the nearest tenth if

necessary)

5. An order is written to administer acetaminophen 650 mg by mouth q 4 h as needed

for a T above 38˚C. Should the nurse administer the acetaminophen?

Support your answer with a detailed rationale and supporting reference. (2 pts)

6. A repeat complete blood cell (CBC) test is ordered to be drawn today at 2030.

Convert 2030 to traditional time. (1 pt.)

7. Convert 2126 to traditional time

1. 1lb=.454kg

The patients weight is 186lb

Weight in kg =186×.454= 84.4 kg

2.The patient's height is 5feet 6inches

1foot =30.48

5.6×30.48

The height in cm= 171cm

6. 2030 in traditional time will be 8:30 PM

7.2126 in traditional time will be 9:26pm

5. Acetaminophen can be administered to patient having temperature above 38 degree celcius as the dose is 650mg ph that will be 650×4 =2600mg total

Acetaminophen decreases pain and fever.

The dose should not increase by 4000mg per day

And also it can cause liver damage.