Question 21 - Musculoskeletal/​Neurological/​Psychosocial Practice Test for the CCRN

A patient returns to the emergency department 24 hours after casting of a right wrist fracture. The patient is complaining of pain, swelling, and his fingers tingling. The nurse assesses the patient’s arm and notices that the patient’s fingers are dusky and pulses are poor. Which of the following is the appropriate nursing intervention?

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