Question 11 out of 1 pointsA 35-year-old female is diagnosed with vitamin B12 deficiency anemia (pernicious anemia). How should the nurse respond when the patient asks what causes pernicious anemia? A decrease in ______ is the most likely cause. Question 21 out of 1 pointsIn disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), the nurse assesses for active bleeding after intravascular clotting because: Question 31 out of 1 pointsA 52-year-old male IV drug user was diagnosed with hepatitis C 5 years ago. He is now experiencing impaired blood clotting. The nurse suspects a decrease in which of the following vitamins? Question 41 out of 1 pointsA 34-year-old male presents in the emergency room with extreme fatigue and shortness of breath. His skin and sclera appear to have a yellowish discoloration. These assessment findings are consistent with which type of anemia?
Question 5 1 out of 1 points A nurse monitors for the most common childhood cancer, which is: Question 61 out of 1 pointsA 65-year-old male experienced loss of appetite, weight loss, lemon-yellow skin, liver enlargement, and a beefy red tongue shortly before his death. Autopsy suggested pernicious anemia, and the cause of death would most likely reveal: Question 71 out of 1 pointsA newborn is diagnosed with congenital intrinsic factor deficiency. Which of the following types of anemia will the nurse see documented on the chart?
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- Spring '15
- Hematology, Vitamin B12, Pernicious anemia