Which of the following clients would you see first?

 

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- A client with a glucose of greater than 500 and altered mental status changes

- A client with hypertension and urinary retention

- A client with constipation for 5 days and abdominal pain

- A client with blurred vision and sweating after eating a pot brownie

Rationale

The key here is altered mental status changes, this patient is likely in DKA and needs to have their glucose addressed immediately, all other patients are stable and can wait.

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