The nurse is caring for a client who received a pacemaker for a third-degree heart block two weeks ago. The client’s face and neck are swollen, and the client s coughing and complaining of difficulty swallowing. Which intervention is most important for the nurse to include in the client’s plan of care? A Monitor telemetry for pacemaker function.
OO B Auscultate bilateral lung fields Keep the head of the bed elevated 45 degrees. OD Compare intake and output for fluid retention.