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A pregnant client is in labor to deliver her baby. The mother is 39 weeks’ gestation and has had gestational diabetes during pregnancy. The mother has missed...
A nurse is caring for a term newborn infant who was born to a diabetic mother. Which of the following signs or symptoms would the nurse look for that would...
A nurse has been caring for a diabetic patient who has been hospitalized for dehydration for the past 3 days. The nurse is preparing to discharge the patient...
A case management nurse is helping a patient with his insulin supplies at home. The patient uses pre-filled insulin syringes and the nurse is teaching the...
A nurse is caring for a patient who has been diagnosed with Cushing syndrome. The nurse gives the patient the nursing diagnosis of Risk of Impaired Skin...
Following a patients first session of hemodialysis, the nurse is providing information to the patient and his family about his care at home. Which information...
A patient is admitted to the healthcare clinic for symptoms of anxiety, weight loss, and a goiter and the physician suspects that she has Graves’ disease....
A nurse is utilizing the empowerment approach to educate a diabetic patient. Which best describes the empowerment approach to education in this situation?...
A nurse is employed at an acute care clinic and is caring for a patient who has been brought in with diabetic ketoacidosis. The patient has a respiratory rate...
A 45-year-old patient is preparing to undergo a thyroidectomy for a tumor on the thyroid gland. The nurse provides a decision aid tool for the patient as part...
A patient wants to participate in a research study about diabetes. Which of the following is information is provided when obtaining informed consent for...
A nurse arrives to work for her shift at the hospital and finds that she has been assigned to care for 5 patients, all with varying levels of complexity. The...
A patient with diabetes is being seen for symptoms of DKA. What actions should the nurse expect to be ordered as initial treatment? Select all that apply....
A patient who has hypothyroidism takes a prescription of levothyroxine. Which of the following side effects is most closely associated with this medication?...
A 70-year-old diabetic patient is seeking care at a healthcare clinic for treatment of diabetic peripheral neuropathy. The patient complains of sharp, stabbing...
A nurse is counseling a patient about how to use her estrogen replacement therapy tablets correctly. The patient takes a certain amount of pills each month....
A 58-year-old woman who is going through menopause has been prescribed hormone therapy of low-dose estrogen. What best describes the expected benefits of...
A 22-year-old male patient has been prescribed growth hormone therapy for his small, short stature. The patient must administer the medication as an injection....
A 42-year-old male patient has been tested for testosterone levels because of gradually declining levels in the body. His physician prescribes hormone...
A patient must take dexamethasone for treatment of adrenal hyperplasia. Which information should the nurse provide to this patient about possible...