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An elderly patient who is at 100.6 degrees F reports having just taken a sip of hot tea when she is taken the temperature by the nursing assistant. Which of the following actions is appropriate?

A The nursing assistants waits at least fifteen minutes before retaking the temperature.

Waiting fifteen minutes makes sure the temperature of the mouth will be more accurate. Axillary temperatures in the elderly are often not the best measure.

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4 years ago

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