After the sudden death of a severely injured client while in transport by helicopter, the flight nurse discovers that the oxygen tank that was attached to the oxygen supply was empty during the transport.
What action should the flight nurse take?
A. Replace the empty tank without reporting the situation to any members of the agency.
B. Complete an adverse occurrence report and submit it to the nurse-manager.
C. Send an anonymous letter explaining the situation to the family of the client.
D. Advise the flight crew of the situation, then suggest that no further discussion be held.
The correct answer is B. Complete an adverse occurrence report and submit it to the nurse-manager.