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Pharmacology for Nurses Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 40 :

Drugs for Diabetes Mellitus

Quiz 40 :

Drugs for Diabetes Mellitus

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The client has type 1 diabetes and receives insulin. He asks the nurse why he can't just take pills instead. What is the best response by the nurse?
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C

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The client has type 1 diabetes mellitus and receives insulin. Which laboratory test will the nurse assess?
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A

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The physician orders intravenous (IV) insulin for the client with a blood sugar of 56. The nurse administers insulin lispro (Humalog) intravenously (IV). What does the best evaluation of the nurse reveal?
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C

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The physician orders insulin lispro (Humalog) 10 units for the client. When will the nurse administer this medication?
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The physician writes orders for the client with diabetes mellitus. Which order would the nurse validate with the physician?
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The client has been diagnosed with diabetes mellitus type 1. He asks the nurse what this means. What is the best response by the nurse? Select all that apply.
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A client with diabetes mellitus is taking oral agents, and is scheduled for a diagnostic test that requires him to be NPO (nothing by mouth). What is the best plan of the nurse with regard to giving the client his oral medications?
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The nurse makes a home visit to the client with diabetes mellitus. During the visit, the nurse notes that the client's additional insulin vials are not refrigerated. What is the best action by the nurse at this time?
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The client has diabetes mellitus type 2. The nurse has taught the client about the illness and evaluates learning has occurred when the client makes which statement?
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The client with diabetes mellitus type 1 is found unresponsive in the clinical setting. Which nursing action is a priority?
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The nurse teaches a class for the public about diabetes mellitus. Which individual does the nurse assess as being at highest risk for developing diabetes?
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The nurse has finished teaching a client with diabetes mellitus how to administer insulin. The nurse evaluates that learning has occurred when the client makes which statement?
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The client injects his insulin as prescribed, but then gets busy and forgets to eat. What will the best assessment of the nurse reveal?
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The client receives metformin (Glucophage). What will the best plan of the nurse include with regard to patient education with this drug? Include all that apply.
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The client has diabetes type 1 and receives insulin for glycemic control. The client tells the nurse that she likes to have a glass of wine with dinner. What will the best plan of the nurse for client education include?
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