A mother brings her 3 year son to the emergency room and tells the nurse he has an upper respiratory infection for the past two days . Assessement of the reveals a rectal temperature of 102 degree . he is drooling and becoming increasingly more restless. what action shouls the nurse take first.
Notify the healthvcare provider and obtaina tracheostomy tray
listen to lung sounds and plkace him in a mist tent
put a cold cloth on his head and administeracetaminophen
assist the child to lie down and examine his throat.
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