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The patient had diarrhea for 5 days and developed an acid-base imbalance. Which statement would indicate that the nurses teaching about the acid-base imbalance has been effective?
The patient has type B chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbated by an acute upper respiratory infection. Which blood gas values should the nurse expect to see?
The patient has severe hyperthyroidism and will have surgery tomorrow. What assessment is most important for the nurse to assess in order to detect development of the acid-base imbalance for which the patient has highest risk?
The nurse is making a home visit to a child who has a chronic disease. Which finding has the greatest implication for acid-base aspects of this patients care?
The nurse has telephone messages from four patients who requested information and assistance. Which one should the nurse refer to a social worker or community agency first?
[Multiple Response] The patient is hyperventilating from anxiety and abdominal pain. Which assessment findings should the nurse attribute to respiratory alkalosis? (Select all that apply.)
a. Skin pale and cold
b. Tingling of fingertips
c. Heart rate of 102
d. Numbness around mouth
e. Cramping in feet
[Multiple Response] Which statements said by patients indicate that the nurses teaching regarding prevention of acid-base imbalances is successful? (Select all that apply.)
a. Baking soda is an effective inexpensive antacid.
b. I shall take my insulin on time every day.
c. My aspirin is on a high shelf away from children.
d. I have reliable transportation to dialysis sessions.
e. Fasting is a great way to lose weight rapidly.