The LPN notices a client with poor gait and balance. The client is currently being treated for hypertension, but the nurse is concerned. What should the nurse do?
Add this issue to the nursing care plan and have daily gait/balance training as an intervention.
Do nothing as this has nothing to do with why the client was hospitalized.
Speak with the attending physician about his concerns and request a referral to physical therapy.
Speak with the attending physician about his concerns and request a referral for the client to go to the hospital gym.
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