The nurse is outlining a teaching program for diabetic patients Which teaching

The nurse is outlining a teaching program for

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7. The nurse is outlining a teaching program for diabetic patients. Which teaching point about heart disease prevention should the nurse emphasize most? a. Keep blood sugar below 100 mg/dL.b. Prevent infections.c. Eat meals at regular times.d. Use sterile technique in insulin injections.ANS: A The diabetic person who maintains the glucose level below 100 mg/dL will avoid the adverse effects of hyperglycemia on the vessels. Preventing infections, eating at regular times, and using sterile technique are all valid teaching points for the diabetic patient, but they do not specifically address prevention of heart disease.PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Analysis REF: 373, Health Promotion, 374, Table 17-1 OBJ: 4 (theory) TOP: Prevention of Heart Disease: Diabetics KEY: Nursing Process Step: Planning MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance8. Which statement accurately describes the purpose of a Doppler flow study? PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: 377, Table 17-2 OBJ: 5 (theory) TOP: Doppler Flow Study KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance9. The nurse is caring for a patient who just returned from a transradial heart catheterization. Which action indicates the priority care for the postprocedure period?

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