A nurse is caring for a patient with diebetic ketoacidosis (DKA), the patient all of a sudden becomes confused, what action should the nurse take first?


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- Check the clients glucose levels

- Check the clients vital signs

- Check the clients pupillary reaction

- Call the physician


In DKA, if a client becomes confused, they may have dropped their blood sugar too low or it may have gone too high, the nurse should check the glucose and a set of vitals, then call the physician.

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