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Acute tubular injury (ATI) Cirrhosis And Pancreatitis Questions And Answers

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A nurse is preparing to administer three liquid medications to a client who has an NG tube with intermittent suction. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? A. Mix the three medicatio... ns together prior to administering. Rationale: The nurse should administer each medication separately and flush the tube with 15 to 30 mL of sterile water to ensure the client receives the entire dose. B. Dilute each medication with 10 mL of tap water. Rationale:If the nurse needs to further dilute the medication because it is viscous, the nurse should only use sterile water because tap water can contain contaminants that can adversely interact with the medication. C. Reattach the suction directly after administering the medication. Rationale: The nurse should clamp the tube for 20 to 30 min after administering the medication to allow time for the client to absorb it and not lose it by suction. D. Pinch the tube prior to attaching the medication syringe. Rationale:After detaching the NG tube from the suction tubing, the nurse should pinch or kink the tube to prevent distention from air entering the tube. 2.A nurse is reviewing the laboratory data of a client who has acute pancreatitis. The nurse should expect to find an elevation of which of following values? A. Calcium Rationale: The nurse should expect a decreased calcium level in a client who has acute pancreatitis. B. RBC count Rationale: The nurse should expect an elevated WBC count in a client who has acute pancreatitis. C. Magnesium Rationale: The nurse should expect to a decreased magnesium level in a client who has acute pancreatitis. D. Amylase Rationale:Amylase is an enzyme that changes complex sugars into simple sugars that can be used by the body. It is produced by the pancreas and salivary glands and released into the mouth, stomach, and intestines to aid in digestion. The amylase level of a client who has acute pancreatitis usually increases within 12 to 24 hr and can remain elevated for 2 to 3 days. 3.A nurse is caring for a client who has chronic kidney disease (CKD) and states she has heartburn. The provider prescribes aluminum hydroxide. The client asks, "Why can't I just take the antacid magaldrate my husband has at home?" The nurse explains to the client that aluminum hydroxide is the preferred antacid because it lowers which of Created on:07/06/2018 Page 1 This study source was downloaded by 100000817935606 from CourseHero.com on 03-29-2021 05:19:12 GMT -05:00 https://www.coursehero.com/file/44054748/ATI-Cirrhosis-and-Pacreatitis-ANSWER-KEY-3pdf/ This study re [Show More]

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