Which of the following interventions would the nurse implement?
A client with Addisonâ€™s disease has been admitted with a history of nausea and vomiting for the past 3 days. The client is receiving IV glucocorticoids (Solu-Medrol). Â
A. Glucometer readings as ordered B. Intake/output measurements C. Sodium and potassium levels monitored D. Daily weights
IV glucocorticoids raise the glucose levels and often require coverage with insulin. Answer B is not necessary at this time, sodium and potassium levels would be monitored when the client is receiving mineral corticoids, and daily weights is unnecessary.