Diabetic Management

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There are 3 questions that focus on diabetic management


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A nurse just came into the room of a 43 year old, male patient as response to the call bell being pushed.  The patient requests to go to the bathroom.  The patient’s primary diagnosis is diabetes.  The patient is very confused, lethargic and in a cold sweat.  What is the first action the nurse should perform?
    • A. 

      1. Go find a glucometer and monitor the patient’s blood sugar.

    • B. 

      2. Perform a complete head to toe assessment on the patient.

    • C. 

      3. Ask the nursing assistant to help the patient to the bathroom.

    • D. 

      4. Get the patient orange juice, and then monitor the patient’s blood sugar while the patient is drinking the orange juice.

  • 2. 
    A diabetic patient is asked to demonstrate the proper plate planning for a supper following the education session that was offered by the nurse.  The patient pulls out a 12 inch plate and proceeds to tell the nurse that he will fill the plate ½ full of vegetables, ¼ full of protein and ¼ full of starches.  Which part of this teaching needs further evaluation?
    • A. 

      1. The patient thought ¼ of the plate should be protein.

    • B. 

      2. The patient thought ¼ of the plate should be starches.

    • C. 

      3. The patient thought ½ of the plate should be vegetables.

    • D. 

      4. The patient used a 12 inch plate.

  • 3. 
    A nurse walks into a patient’s room and observes the diabetic patient trimming his toenails with a pair of clippers.  What should the nurse do?
    • A. 

      1. Assist the patient with the trimming of the toenails.

    • B. 

      2. Instruct the patient to stop, and then offer further instruction on diabetic management.

    • C. 

      1. Instruct the patient to stop, and then offer further instruction on diabetic management.

    • D. 

      4. Assist the patient to cleanse the toenails to prevent future infections of the feet.