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Question:

What is the first thing the nurse aid should do when the electric shaver that the nurse aide is using to shave a client begins to spark and smoke?

A Unplug the shaver
Explaination

Remembered that the patient’s safety must come first whenever giving customer care . Unplugging a malfunctioning device will stop any sparks or smoke. If the customer, or anyone nearby, is on oxygen, the sparks could trigger a fire, so you may need to quickly move people out of the area. After everyone is safe, notify the nurse of the incident. Never utilize another customer’s personal items; this is strictly prohibited due to possible infection.