A patient had a laparoscopic appendectomy 3 days ago. Vital signs…

A patient had a laparoscopic appendectomy 3 days ago. Vital signs this morning were BP 124/72, HR 96, RR 18, O2 sat 96 on RA, temperature of 100.2° F (37.9°), pain rated 5/10 described as intermittent and sharp with movement.
a. How does the nurse interpret these findings?
b. How should the nurse respond to these findings?

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