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1 The emergency-room nurse is caring for a trauma client who has the following arterial bloodgas results: pH 7.26, PaCO2 28, HCO3 11 mEq/L. How should the nurse interpret these results?A. Respiratory acidosis with no compensationB. Metabolic alkalosis with compensatory alkalosisC. Metabolic acidosis with no compensationD. Metabolic acidosis with compensatory respiratory alkalosis
2The nurse is working on a burn unit and an acutely ill client is exhibiting signs and symptomsof third spacing. Based on this change in status, the nurse should expect the client to exhibitsigns and symptoms of which imbalance?
3A client with a longstanding diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder presents to theemergency room. The triage nurse notes upon assessment that the client is hyperventilating. Thetriage nurse is aware that hyperventilation is the most common cause of which acidbaseimbalance?
4The nurse is caring for a client who has a diagnosis of syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretichormone secretion. The plan of care includes assessment of specific gravity every four hours.The results of this test will allow the nurse to assess which aspect of the client's health?
5 A nurse is caring for a client who just has been diagnosed with a peptic ulcer. When teachingthe client about his new diagnosis, how should the nurse best describe it?
6 A client with a history of peptic ulcer disease has presented to the emergency department (ED)in distress. What assessment finding would lead the ED nurse to suspect that the client has aperforated ulcer?

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Term
Spring
Professor
Anderson,B
Tags
emergency room nurse, trauma client

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