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Core Concepts in Pharmacology

Nursing

Quiz 34 :

Drugs for Diabetes Mellitus

Quiz 34 :

Drugs for Diabetes Mellitus

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The nurse is caring for a client who has been diagnosed with type I diabetes.Which symptoms does the nurse anticipate this client will exhibit upon assessment? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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A,C,D

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What type of insulin is administered at bedtime,either with or without another type of insulin?
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A

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The nurse is caring for a diabetic client who has breath with a fruity odor.Which conclusion by the nurse is the most appropriate?
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B

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The client is receiving glipizide (Glucotrol)once a day.What is the best time of day for the nurse to administer this medication?
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The nurse is instructing a client prescribed glipizide (Glucotrol)about possible side effects.Which side effects should be included in the client teaching session? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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The nurse is caring for a client who is diagnosed with hypoglycemia.What information should the nurse provide to the client regarding the role of glucagon in the body?
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The nurse is screening a group of clients.Which client has the greatest risk for developing type 2 diabetes?
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The nurse is preparing a presentation regarding oral hypoglycemic agents that are used to treat type 2 diabetes.Which medications would the nurse discuss when teaching about alpha-glucosidase inhibitors? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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The nurse is caring for a client who is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.Which treatment option does the nurse expect to provide education for in regards to this diagnosis?
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The client received lispro (Humalog)insulin with breakfast.Two hours later,the client experiences confusion,sweating,and dizziness.Why are these symptoms occurring?
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The nurse administered insulin lispro (Humalog)to the client at 8:00 a.m.When would the nurse reassess the client's blood glucose level to monitor for hypoglycemia?
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The nurse is caring for a newly diagnosed diabetic.What information should the nurse provide to the client regarding the role of insulin in the body?
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Which hormones that regulate blood glucose levels are secreted by the pancreas? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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The nurse needs to monitor a client's blood sugar after administration of insulin regular (Humulin R).When does the nurse expect to assess the client's blood sugar based on the peak action of the medication?
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The client asks the nurse which type of diabetes is caused by a lack of insulin secretion by the pancreas.What is the best response by the nurse?
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