The nurse is caring for a client with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The major complication associated with systemic lupus erythematosus is:
A five-year-old child is hospitalized for correction of congenital hip dysplasia. During the assessment of the child, the nurse can expect to find the presence of:
Which diet is associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer?
A client with an inguinal hernia asks the nurse why he should have surgery when he has had a hernia for years. The nurse understands that surgery is recommended to:
The nurse is providing dietary instructions for a client with iron deficiency anaemia. Which food is a poor source of iron?
A client is admitted with suspected acute pancreatitis. Which lab finding confirms the diagnosis?
The physician has ordered Dilantin (phenytoin) 100mg intravenously for a client with generalized tonic-clonic seizures. The nurse should administer the medication:
A client with hypothyroidism frequently complains of feeling cold. The nurse should tell the client that she will be more comfortable if she:
A client with B-negative blood requires a blood transfusion during surgery. If no B negative blood is available, the client should be transfused with:
A newborn weighed seven pounds at birth. At six months of age, the infant could be expected to weigh: