You are caring for a patient with diabetes mellitus. Which signs and symptoms would prompt you to get an immediate POC glucose level? Select all that apply.

 

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- Shortness of breath

- Weakness

- Confusion

- Fatigue

- Urinary Frequency

Rationale

Non-urgent signs and symtpoms of hyperglycemia include: blurred vision, headache, fatigue, increased thirst and urinary frequency. Emergent signs and symptoms include: fruity breath, weakness, Loss of conscioussness, confusion, shortness of breath and nausea/vomiting.

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