The low-pressure alarm sounds on the ventilator. The nurse checks the client and then attempts to…

The low-pressure alarm sounds on
the ventilator. The nurse checks the client and then attempts to determine the
cause of the alarm but is unsuccessful. Which initial action should the nurse
take?

1. Administer oxygen. 2. Ventilate
the client manually. 3. Check the clientÂ’s vital signs. 4. Start
cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)