The nurse is caring for a client with a peptic ulcer who has just undergone an esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD). Which client problem would be the priority? Risk for dehydration caused by bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract
Risk for choking and aspiration related to a poor gag reflex postprocedure
Lack of knowledge of postprocedure care related to not having had an EGD before
Sore throat related to passage of the endoscope through the pharyngeal region during EGD