A nurse is preparing to take vital signs on a client requiring intermittent dialysis. The client has an AV fistula in the right arm. Which of the following actions is the most appropriate?
Avoid taking an axillary temperature in the right axilla.
Palpate the client’s pulse directly over the AV fistula.
Auscultate breath sounds only after the AV fistula has been accessed.
Place the blood pressure cuff on the left arm.
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