QOD 47: DVT Prevention (Cardiac/Basic Care and Comfort)

QOD 47: DVT Prevention (Cardiac/Basic Care and Comfort)

Question:

A nurse is preparing to apply thigh-high anti-embolism stockings to a patient with a history of DVT. The nurse notes that the patients legs have different measurements. Which response from the nurse is appropriate?

Answer:

B.  Choose antiembolism stockings of different sizes

Rationale: 

Before applying antiembolism stockings . . .