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1.) If the physician ordered all of the following tests on a client with septic shock, which test result is most important for the nurse to review?


1.)   If the physician ordered all of the following tests on a client with septic shock, which test result is most important for the nurse to review?


a)     Blood urea nitrogen (bun)

b)    White blood cell (wbc) count

c)     Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (esr)

d)    Aspartate aminotransferase (ast)



2.)   A physician orders 0.3 epinephrine subcutaneous stat for a client experiencing anaphylaxis. Calculate the amount the nurse should administer if the label indicates that the drug is supplied in a 1:1000 strength solution. Record your answer using one decimal place.




3.)   Place the pathophysiologic processes the accompany shock in the sequence in which they occur. Use all the options


a)     Organ failures

b)    Decreased urine output

c)     Tachycardia

d)    Anaerobic metabolism

e)    Decreased blood pressure

f)      Cellular hypoxia



4.)   Which of the following are signs manifested by a client in most types of shock? Select all that apply


a)     Flushed, warm skin

b)    Low urine output

c)     Bradycardia

d)    Tachypnea

e)    Hypotension

f)      Weak pulse



5.)   If an adequate urine output is 0.5ml/kg/hour, calculate the expected hourly urine output for a client recovering from shock who weighs 185lb? record your answer in a whole number

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