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When performing an assessment, the nurse detects a fruity odor on the client's breath. which will the nurse do next



A. Assess the clients blood sugar level
B. Assess the clients stool for occult blood
C. Instruct the client on oral hygiene techniques
D. Assess the clients for petechiae, itching, and jaundice

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Asked by Mflanagan, Last updated: Mar 27, 2020

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brenda locklear

Brenda locklear

Answered Oct 10, 2017

Fruity odor breath is an indication of DKA which could lead to medical emergency.

 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Mar 06, 2017

Assess the clients blood sugar level
 

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