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1.A nurse is caring for a client who has diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). Which of the following laboratory findings should the nurse expect? a.Negative urine ketones b.BUN 32 mg/dL c.pH 7.43 d.HCO3 23 mEq/L DKA results in osmotic diuresis and subsequent dehydration. The nurse should expect a client who has DKA to have elevated BUN, creatinine, and specific gravity levels resulting from the excess glucose present in the urine 2.A nurse and an assistive personnel (AP) are caring for a client who has bacterial meningitis. The nurse should give the AP which of the following instructions? 3.A nurse is providing instructions to a client who has type 2 diabetes mellitus and a new prescription for metformin. Which of the following statements by the client indicates an understanding of the teaching? 4.A nurse in a provider’s office is assessing a client who has hypertension and takes propranolol. Which of the following findings should indicate to the nurse that the client is experiencing an adverse reaction to this medication? 5.A nurse is caring for a client who has a leg cast and is returning demonstration on the proper use of crutches while climbing stairs. Identify the sequence the client should follow when demonstrating crutch use. a. The client should first place their body weight on the crutches. Next, they should advance the unaffected leg onto the stair. Third, they should shift their weight from the
crutches to the unaffected leg. Last, they should bring the crutches and the affected leg up to the stair.

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