To prevent worsening of a detached retina, a priority nursing intervention should be what?

 

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- Bedrest without bending forward.

- Keep both eyes unpatched.

- Have the unaffected eye in the dependent position.

- Use miotic eye drops.

Rationale

The priority treatment should be bedrest without bending forward. Both eyes should be patched to prevent movement. The affected eye should be in the dependent position. Miotic eye drops are not necessary.

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