The nurse cares for a client in acute respiratory distress. The physician initiates mechanical ventilation. Which parameter is MOST important for the nurse to assess immediately following initiation of mechanical ventilation?

  1. Respiratory rate
  2. Heart rate
  3. Blood pressure
  4. Oxygen alarm on the ventilator

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