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statement reflects the most appropriate analysis of this client's level of knowledge? 1.The client needs immediate education before discharge. 2.The client requires follow-up teaching regarding the administration of oral antidiabetics. 3.The client's statement is inaccurate, and he or she should be scheduled for outpatient diabetic counseling. 4.The client's statement is inaccurate, and he or she should be scheduled for educational home health visits. Question 32 A client with type 1 diabetes mellitus is having trouble remembering the types, duration, and onset of the action of insulin. The client tells the nurse that family members have not been supportive. Which response by the nurse is best? 1.What is it that you don't understand? 2.You can't always depend on your family to help. 3.It's not really necessary for you to remember this. 4.Let me go over the types of insulins with you again. Question 33 A client arrives in the hospital emergency department in an unconscious state. As reported by the spouse, the client has diabetes mellitus and began to show symptoms of hypoglycemia. A blood glucose level is obtained for the client, and the result is 40 mg/dL (2.28 mmol/L). Which medication should the nurse anticipate will be prescribed for the client? 1.Glucagon
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2.Glyburide 3.Metformin 4.Regular insulin Question 34 A client arrives in the hospital emergency department complaining of severe thirst and polyuria. The client tells the nurse that she has a history of diabetes mellitus. A blood glucose level is drawn, and the result is 685 mg/dL (39.1 mmol/L). Which intervention should the nurse anticipate to be prescribed initially for the client? 1.Glyburide via the oral route 2.Glucagon via the subcutaneous route 3.Insulin aspart via the subcutaneous route 4.Regular insulin via the intravenous (IV) route Regular insulin via the intravenous (IV) route Question 35 The nurse is reviewing the laboratory test results for a client with a diagnosis of Cushing's syndrome. Which laboratory finding would the nurse expect to note in this client? 1.A platelet count of 200,000 mm3 (200 × 109/L) 2.A blood glucose level of 110 mg/dL (6.28 mmol/L) 3.A potassium (K+) level of 3.0 mEq/L (3.0 mmol/L) 4.A white blood cell (WBC) count of 6000 mm3 (6 × 109/L) Question 36 The nurse caring for a client with a diagnosis of hypoparathyroidism reviews the laboratory results of blood tests for this client and notes that the calcium level is extremely low. The nurse should expect to note which finding on assessment of the client? 1.Unresponsive pupils 2 .Positive Trousseau's sign 3.Negative Chvostek's sign 4.Hyperactive bowel sounds Question 37 The nurse is providing instructions to a client newly diagnosed with diabetes mellitus. The nurse gives the client a list of the signs of hyperglycemia. Which specific sign of this complication should be included on the list?
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