A client is being treated post right sided Cerebral Vascular Accident (CVA). The client is hungry and would like something to eat. What does the nurse need to do before the patient can eat?

 

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Correct

- Get an order from the physican

- Perform a swallow study

- Take a set of vitals

- Call the dietician

Rationale

Clients who have had a stroke need to have passed a swollow study before they can eat.

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