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A nurse assesses several clients who have a history of asthma. Which client should the nurse
assess first?a. A 66-year-old client with a barrel chest and clubbed fingernailsb. A 48-year-old client with an oxygen saturation level of 92% at restc. A 35-year-old client who has a longer expiratory phase than inspiratory phased. A 27-year-old client with a heart rate of 120 beats/minANS: DTachycardiaA client has been diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB). What action by the nurse takes highestpriority?A nurse has educated a client on isoniazid (INH). What statement by the client indicatesteaching has been effective?A client with a known abdominal aortic aneurysm reports dizziness and severe abdominalpain. The nurse assesses the client’s blood pressure at 82/40 mm Hg. What actions by thenurse are most important? (Select all that apply.)
the client’s blood pressure even further. The nurse cannot have the client sign a consent untilthe physician has explained the procedure.The nurse is reviewing the lipid panel of a male client who has atherosclerosis. Whichfinding is most concerning?a. Cholesterol: 126 mg/dLb. High-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C): 48 mg/dLc. Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C): 122 mg/dLd. Triglycerides: 198 mg/dLANS: DTriglycerides in men should be below 160 mg/dL. The other values are appropriate for adultmales.