A nurse is caring for a client who has a new below-the-knee amputation. Which of the following actions should the nurse take?
A. Rewrap the stump 3 times a day.
B. Anchor the elastic bandage to the distal site of the amputation.
C. Elevate the stump on 2 pillows for the first 3 days following the amputation.
D. Wrap the stump in a consecutive circular direction.
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