Diabetes mellitus causes increased urine production

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: Diabetes mellitus causes increased urine production and could be the result of pancreatitis, but it does not affect stool characteristics.
Global Rationale: Cognitive Level: Analyzing Client Need: Physiological Integrity Client Need Sub: Physiological Adaptation Nursing/Integrated Concepts: Nursing Process: Implementation Learning Outcome: 38-7 Question 9 Type: MCSA A patient has chronic pancreatitis and a serum amylase level of 180 units/L. The nurse should instruct the patient to follow which dietary plan?
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Global Rationale: Cognitive Level: Applying Client Need: Physiological Integrity Client Need Sub: Physiological Adaptation Nursing/Integrated Concepts: Nursing Process: Implementation Learning Outcome: 38-7 Question 10 Type: MCSA The nurse assesses a patient who is reporting epigastric pain. The patient’s serum amylase level is 369 units/L. What is the nurse’s best action? 3
Rationale 1 : Continued monitoring is essential but is not the primary action indicated. Rationale 2 : Referral to a dietician is not indicated at this time.
Rationale 3 : The primary health care provider should be notified of the patient’s symptoms and the laboratory findings. Rationale 4 : The nurse should assess alcohol use patterns, but this is not the primary action indicated. Global Rationale: Cognitive Level: Analyzing Client Need: Physiological Integrity Client Need Sub: Physiological Adaptation Nursing/Integrated Concepts: Nursing Process: Implementation Learning Outcome: 38-7 Question 11 Type: MCSA Which finding in a patient who has a Sengstaken-Blakemore tube for esophageal varices is the priority for follow- up? 3

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