Which of the following is considered the safest and most comfortable injection site for a patient who is requiring an intramuscular (IM) injection?
The ventrogluteal site.
The dorsal gluteal site.
The vastus lateralis site.
The left deltoid site.
When educating a diabetic patient about complex carbohydrates, the nurse teaches that complex carbohydrates require the body to work harder to break them down to use for energy, helping to maintain a more consistent blood glucose level. The nurse identifies an example of a complex carbohydrate as
Processed baked goods.
At the staff education meeting, the nurse discussed that it is important to use the four senses to determine signs of illness or injury that a patient may be exhibiting. Signs are