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Exam 3 Med surg1.A nurse assesses a client on the medical-surgical unit. Which statement made by the clientshould alert the nurse to the possibility of hypothyroidism?
2.A nurse plans care for a client with hyperparathyroidism. Which intervention should the nurseinclude in this client’s plan of care?
3.While assessing a client with Graves’ disease, the nurse notes that the client’s temperature hasrisen 1° F. Which action should the nurse take first?
4.A nurse cares for a client who has diabetes mellitus. The nurse administers 6 units of regularinsulin and 10 units of NPH insulin at 0700. At which time should the nurse assess the client forpotential problems related to the NPH insulin?
5.A nurse cares for a client experiencing diabetic ketoacidosis who presents with Kussmaulrespirations. Which action should the nurse take?
6.At 4:45 p.m., a nurse assesses a client with diabetes mellitus who is recovering from anabdominal hysterectomy 2 days ago. The nurse notes that the client is confused anddiaphoretic. The nurse reviews the assessment data provided in the chart below:Capillary Blood Glucose Testing (AC/HS)DietaryIntakeAt 0630: 95At 1130: 70At 1630: 47Breakfast: 10% eaten – client states she is not hungryLunch: 5% eaten – client is nauseous; vomits onceAfter reviewing the client’s assessment data, which action is appropriate at this time?
7.A nurse prepares to administer insulin to a client at 1800. The client’s medicationadministration record contains the following information:
• Insulin glargine: 12 units daily at 1800• Regular insulin: 6 units QID at 0600, 1200, 1800, 2400Based on the client’s medication administration record, which action should the nursetake?

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