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A client comes to the unit for management of complications related to liver failure. Whichlaboratory value(s) is/are reflective of severe hepatic dysfunction?Select all that apply.A. elevated cholesterolB. elevated total bilirubinC. decreased prothrombin timeD. increased alanine aminotransferase (ALT)E. increased urobilinogenANSWER: A
The hepatic failure client has ascites.Which measure willBESThelp the client to decrease buildup of intra-abdominal fluid?
The LPN tells the nurse that the client diagnosed with liver is getting more confused. Whichintervention should the nurse implement first?
The nurse reviews the laboratory results for a client with cirrhosis and notes that the ammonialevel is elevated. Which diet does the nurse anticipate to be prescribed for this client?
Asterixis may occur in the liver failure client due to:A. decreased clotting factor productionB. decreased cholesterol productionC. increased bilirubin levelsD. Increased ammonia levelsANSWER: D
In a client with hepatic failure, which of the following lab values are likely to be increased?
total bilirubin (both direct and indirect)blood urea nitrogen and albuminALT and ASTProthrombin and partial thromboplastin timesANSWER: AA client with hepatic encephalopathy is prescribed lactulose. A spouse asks for informationabout this medication. Which of the following statements are true?Select all that apply.

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