A client who had abdominal surgery 4 hours ago is receiving a continuous epidural infusion of an…


A client who had abdominal surgery 4 hours ago is receiving a rectilineal epidural document of an analgesic. Which of the following observations indicates the value should warner the client closely?

1. Drowsy; drifts off to drowse antecedently completing a sentence

 2. Respirations = 18/min

3. Drowsy; easily aroused

4. Pain rating 1–2/10