A 19yearold Client Is Brought To The Emergency Department Because The Client Slashed Both Wrists What Is The


A 19-year-old client is brought to the emergency department because the client slashed both wrists. What is the

nurse’s first concern?

Stabilization of physical condition.

Determination of antecedent, causal factors relevant to the wrist slashing.

Reduction of anxiety.

Obtaining a detailed nursing history.