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You are assessing your patient, they are exhibiting signs and symptoms of hypomagnesemia. The patient is depressed and reports that sometimes they feel confused. When you do a neuro assessment the patient can’t lift their arms and they report numbness and tingling sensations. Their abdomen is distended with the patient reporthing they haven’t had a BM in days. Which lab panels would you anticipate being ordered? Select all that apply...
You are assessing your patient, they are exhibiting signs and symptoms of hypomagnesemia. The patient is confused, they are saying they feel like they can’t lift their arms, and their abdomen is distended with the patient reporthing they haven’t had a BM in days. Which electrolytes would you also expect to be low in this patient? Select all that apply....
You have a patient who is an alcoholic. Being a nurse, you know that this means they are likely to have hypomagnesemia. Using your assessment skills, which of the following signs/symptoms could you potentially find? Select all that apply....
You have a patient who is an alcoholic. Being a nurse, you know that this means they are likely to have hypomagnesemia. Using your assessment skills, which of the following signs/symptoms could you potentially find? Select all that apply....
You have a patient with increased RBCs. Which conditions could have caused this patient to have increased RBCs? Select all that apply....
A patient has been diagnosed with respiratory alkalosis. You are reading through the patients lab work. What do you expect the patients pH level to be?...
A patient has been diagnosed with diabetic ketoacidosis. You are reading through the patients lab work. What do you expect the patients pH level to be?...
You are assessing your patient, they are exhibiting signs and symptoms of hypomagnesemia. The patient is depressed and reports that sometimes they feel confused. When you do a neuro assessment the patient can’t lift their arms and they report numbness and tingling sensations. Their abdomen is distended with the patient reporthing they haven’t had a BM in days. Which lab panel would you anticipate being ordered?...
You are assessing your patient, they are exhibiting signs and symptoms of hypomagnesemia. The patient is depressed and reports that sometimes they feel confused. When you do a neuro assessment the patient can’t lift their arms and they report numbness and tingling sensations. Their abdomen is distended with the patient reporthing they haven’t had a BM in days. What question is pertinant for this patient?...
You are assessing your patient, they are exhibiting signs and symptoms of hypomagnesemia. The patient is confused, they are saying they feel like they can’t lift their arms, and their abdomen is distended with the patient reporthing they haven’t had a BM in days. Which electrolyte would you expect to be high in this patient?...
Before a nurse starts a clients antibiotics, what should the nurse make sure has been completed?...
A nurse has just received the results of a clients complete blood count with differential. Which of the following WBC elevation would indicate a left shift?...
The nurse expects which of the following lab to elevated in a client with osteomylitis?...
The physician orders an electolyte replacement on a client with a calcium of 5.6. The nurse knows this is the condition of which of the following?...
The physician orders an electolyte replacement on a client with a potassium of 2.0. The nurse knows this is the condition of which of the following?...
The nurse is reviewing a clients lab results. Which result for Lithium would the nurse know is therapeutic?...
The nurse is reviewing a clients lab results. Which result for dilantin would the nurse know is therapeutic?...
The nurse is reviewing a clients lab results. Which result for vancomycin would the nurse know is therapeutic?...
The nurse is reviewing a clients lab results. Which result for theophylline would the nurse know is therapeutic?...
The physician diagnosis a client with Conn’s Syndrome, Which of the following would the nurse expect for this client?...