CoursePt48.docx - Chap 48 Level 1 A client weighs 215 lbs and is 5 8\u201d tall What would the nurse calculate this client's body mass index(BMI as being

CoursePt48.docx - Chap 48 Level 1 A client weighs 215 lbs...

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Chap 48 Level 1 A client weighs 215 lbs and is 5' 8” tall. What would the nurse calculate this client's body mass index (BMI) as being? 32.7 The nurse is working with a client who has difficulty controlling her blood sugar. The overweight client does not adhere to a low-calorie diet and forgets to take medications and check her blood glucose level. The client's glycohemoglobin is 8.5%. When establishing a goal for the client, the nurse first collaborates with the client to establish an agreed- upon goal The nurse observes that a client’s medical report indicates that the client has Cushing syndrome. During inspection, the nurse notes that the client's BMI is 31, waist circumference is 40 inches, and localized fat pads exist around the neck and upper part of the back. Which of the following must the nurse keep in mind while planning the client’s care? The nurse recognizes that the client’s obesity may be specifically related to the endocrine disorder. The nurse performs a thorough nutritional assessment A nurse cares for a client who is post op bariatric surgery. Which position will the nurse place the client in order to best promote comfort? Low fowlers A client with obesity is suspected of having nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Which diagnostic labs does the nurse anticipate the client needing? Select all that apply. Aspartate aminotransferase, alanine aminotransferase A nurse cares for a client who has secondary obesity. Which condition is the most likely to result in secondary obesity? Cushing’s disease A client with obesity is prescribed lorcaserin for weight loss. The client reports dry mouth. What is the nurse's best response? This is an expected finding with this medication A client with obesity is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. In order to promote weight loss in the client and aid in glucose management, which medication will the nurse anticipate the health care provider ordering? Metformin
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A nurse is caring for a client with obesity and diabetes after abdominal surgery. What is the client at increased risk for? Wound dehiscence The client with osteoarthritis is seen in the clinic. Which assessment finding indicates the client is having difficulty implementing self-care? Has a weight gain of 5 pounds A nurse cares for clients with obesity. Which clinical measurements use quantified measurements to diagnose obesity? Select all that apply. Weight, waist circumference, BMI What statement best describes a client with severe or extreme obesity? A BMI >40kg/m2 A nurse cares for a female client of childbearing age who will undergo bariatric surgery. When teaching the client about precautions after surgery, which teaching will the nurse include that is specific to this population? You should avoid pregnancy for at least 18 months after surgery A client comes to the emergency department complaining of pain in the right leg. When obtaining the history, the nurse learns that the client has a history of obesity and hypertension. Based on this information the nurse anticipates the client having which musculoskeletal disorder?
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