- increase the rate of the sedative IV drip.
- chart the findings and continue to monitor the client.
- reposition the client.
- contact the physician.
Number 2 is correct.
Rationale: Intracranial pressure can increase with suctioning or repositioning the client, and a temporary jump in ICP is expected in these situations. If the ICP returns to normal, no further intervention is needed, and the nurse should chart the findings and continue to monitor the client.