The client with a cervical spine injury has Crutchfield tongs applied in the emergency department…

The client with a cervical spine
injury has Crutchfield tongs applied in the emergency department. The nurse
should perform which essential action when caring for this client?

1. Providing a standard bed frame
2. Removing the weights to reposition the client 3. Removing the weights if the
client is uncomfortable 4. Comparing the amount of prescribed weights with the
amount in use