Mr. Arbor complains to the nurse that he is feeling anxious. He states, "I'm just so tired of all these tests they are doing, and it's so noisy here at night." Mr. Arbor's pulse is 110 bpm, and his blood pressure is 140/70 mm Hg. Nursing actions should include which of the following to address his sensory status?
A. Turn on the television or radio in his room so it will distract him
B. Have the therapist ambulate the patient so he can walk off his anxiety
C. Close the blinds, dim the lights, and ask the patient what other measures would help him rest
D. Call the physician and obtain a prescription for an anti-anxiety medication for PRN use