A client with diabetes insipidus asks the nurse about the purpose of a new

A client with diabetes insipidus asks the nurse about

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38. A client with diabetes insipidus asks the nurse about the purpose of a new medication, vasopressin. The nurse provides teaching about the medication. Which statement by the client indicates successful teaching? 1."It causes muscle contractions."2."It opens up my blood vessels."3."It prevents me from ‘peeing' so much."4."It decreases stomach and colon motility."Correct answer: 3Rationale: Vasopressin is a vasopressor and an antidiuretic. It increases reabsorption of water by the renal tubules, resulting in a decreased urinary flow rate. It also directly stimulates contraction of smooth muscle, causing vasoconstriction and stimulating peristalsis. 39. A client with previously well-controlled diabetes mellitus has had fasting blood glucose levels ranging from 180 to 200 mg/dL. The client takes glyburide 5 mg orally daily. In reviewing the client's medication list, the home health care nurse suspects that which newly added medications could be contributing to the elevated blood glucose levels?
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40. The nurse is caring for a client after insertion of an implanted insulin pump. Which statement by the client indicates a need for further instruction? 41. A client with aldosteronism is being treated with spironolactone. Which finding indicates to the nurse that the medication is effective?
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