NCLEX question of the week:
On postoperative day 3 after bowel resection surgery, a 90-year old patient becomes restless and agitated and is pulling at intravenous catheters and dressings. Results of the Confusion Assessment Method-ICU indicated the patient has delirium. Which nursing intervention should be used to treat these changes in the patient?
a. Limit visitors
b. Increase dose of pain medication
c. Apply restraints
d. Begin early mobility