39. When a patient is using an expectorant to treat a cough, it’s…

Question Answered step-by-step 39. When a patient is using an expectorant to treat a cough, it’s… 39.¬†When a patient is using an expectorant to treat a cough, it’s important to provide the following education:a. An expectorant should not be used over one week for a cough without a medical consultation.b. Expectorants provide significant advantages over increased fluid intake when treating a cough.c. Fluids need to be decreased as the expectorant will increase fluids within the body.d. Decongestants & expectorants must be used together to get the full effect¬† Health Science Science Nursing NRSE 3010 Share QuestionEmailCopy link Comments (0)