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Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) 259. A patient is diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL). The nurse identifies that which assessment finding is associated with the diagnosis? Leukemic meningitis 260. The diagnostic findings of a patient with leukemia indicate the presence of the Philadelphia chromosome and excessive lymphoblasts in the bone marrow and cerebrospinal fluid. The patient reports frequent episodes of fever, nausea, vomiting, and lethargy. The nurse anticipates a prescription for which medication that will be administered intrathecally? Methotrexate 261. A patient is diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). The nurse expects what diagnostic finding? Infiltration of lymphocytes into the bone marrow, spleen, and liver 262. The nurse notes that the diagnostic studies of a leukemia patient indicate normal bone marrow and peripheral blood, and the physical examination does not show any evidence of disease. Which term is used to refer to this patient's condition? Complete remission 263. The nurse recalls that which diagnostic finding is a hallmark of chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML)? Presence of Philadelphia chromosome 264. The diagnostic findings of a patient indicate accumulation of small, mature-appearing lymphocytes in the bone marrow. The nurse identifies that the patient is most likely experiencing what disorder? Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) 265. A patient is undergoing aggressive chemotherapy treatment, during which the patient becomes critically ill. The nurse recognizes that the findings indicate that the patient is in which stage of chemotherapy? Induction therapy
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266. An initial emergency plan of care for a patient with leukemia includes leukapheresis and hydroxyurea. The nurse concludes that the treatments were prescribed based on which laboratory parameter? WBC count of 120,000 cells/ µ L 267. A patient with respiratory distress experiences a white blood cell count of more than 100,000 cells/ µ L. Immediate treatment has been prescribed. The nurse suspects that the patient is experiencing what condition? Leukostasis 268. The nurse is caring for a patient with leukemia. The nurse recalls that which condition may occur due to infiltration of leukemic cells in the patient's body systems? ...
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