ATI Comprehensive Predictor 2023

ATI Comprehensive Predictor 2023 ( 179 Questions)

Question 1 :

A nurse on a medical-surgical unit is planning care for four clients. The nurse should plan to use sterile gloves when performing which of the following procedures?



Correct Answer: C

Changing a central venous catheter dressing for a client who is receiving IV therapy. Sterile gloves are required for any invasive procedure and when contact with any sterile site, tissue, or body cavity is expected. A central venous catheter is inserted into a large vein near the heart and can be a source of infection if not handled properly. Changing the dressing requires sterile gloves to prevent contamination of the catheter site and the bloodstream.




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