A clients long standing diagnosis of congenital hemolytic anemia often

A clients long standing diagnosis of congenital

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4.A client's long-standing diagnosis of congenital hemolytic anemia often manifests itself with jaundice. What type of jaundice does this client most likely experience?A)PrehepaticB)IntrahepaticC)PosthepaticD)InfectiousAns:AFeedback:The major cause of prehepatic jaundice is excessive hemolysis of red blood cells. Hemolytic jaundice occurs when red blood cells are destroyed at a rate in excess of the liver's ability to remove the bilirubin from the blood. Intrahepatic jaundice involves dysfunction of the liver itself, whereas posthepatic causes usually involve obstruction. The classification of jaundice does not include an infectious type.5.A client has been diagnosed with cholestasis and is experiencing pruritus. The nurse caring for this client should be educating the client about reduced bile flow that will interfere with intestinal absorption of which of the following vitamins? Select all that apply.6.A decrease in the serum level of which of the following substances is suggestive of liver injury?Page 2
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Liver injury results in decreased production and reduced serum levels of albumin. Levels of the enzymes GGT, alkaline phosphatase, and ALT tend to increase when function is compromised.7.A client presents to the emergency department with some vague symptoms. After history and physical exam, the physician is suspecting the client may have viral hepatitis. Which of the following clinical manifestations leads the nurse to suspect the client is in the prodromal period of viral hepatitis?
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  • Spring '11
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  • Test Bank, Essentials Of Pathophysiology, 978-1-4511-9080-9, Nurs, Nursing 3366 Patho, acute pancreatitis, Portal hypertension, liver failure

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