Question 30 - Physiological Adaptation Practice Test for the NCLEX-PN Exam

The nurse enters the client’s room to check the patency of a peripheral IV in the patient’s right forearm and to flush with saline if needed so that the RN can administer a piggyback medication. When the nurse assesses the IV site, it is swollen and red, and the client says it is painful. Which of the following actions is least appropriate?

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