A Client with Type 1 Diabetes Has a Blood Glucose

Question 41
Multiple Choice

A client with type 1 diabetes has a blood glucose level of 160 mg/dL on arrival at the operating room.Which is the nurse's best action? A) Document the finding in the client's chart. B) Administer a bolus of regular insulin IV. C) Call the physician to cancel the operation. D) Draw blood gases to assess the metabolic state.