A 25 years-old male patient suffered a spinal cord injury at the T -4 level and is being cared for in hospital. The nurse enters the patient’s room and finds the patient sitting upright and looking anxious and restless. He complains of sudden headache and nausea. Sweat forms on his forehead yet his feet are cool to touch Blood pressure : 150/100 mmhg Heart rate : 55/min Respiratory rate : 28/min Temperature : 1C What nursing intervention is initially most appropriate?

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