During the night shift the TPN Solution bag becomes nearly empty, and the night nurse discovers that the next bag of TPN has not been prepared. The hospital pharmacy does not prepare TPN during the night shift.
What does the nurse need to do next?
Convert the line to a saline lock until the TPN solution is ready. . Slow the TPN rate to 10 mL/hr until the next TPN bag can be prepared. . Hang a bag of D5W when the TPN is finished. I. Hang a bag of D10W when the TPN is finished. a 10% or 20% of dextrose is needed to maintain a comparable glucose administration as he TPN as to not cause hypoglycemia)