Assessment and Management of Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Quiz

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Assessment and Management of Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Quiz

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1. Rotation sites for insulin injection should be separated from one another by 2.5 cm (1 in) and should be used only once every:

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2. Nursing care for a diabetic patient with peripheral neuropathy includes:

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3. The nurse should encourage exercise in the management of diabetes, because it:

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4. A diagnostic manifestation of proliferative retinopathy is:

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5. As a cause of death by disease in the United States, diabetes mellitus ranks:

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6. A nurse is assigned to care for a patient who is suspected of having type 2 diabetes mellitus. Clinical manifestations for which the nurse should assess include:

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7. Insulin pumps in use today:

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8. With nonproliferative (background) retinopathy, examination of the retina may reveal:

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9. During surgery, glucose levels will rise, because there is an increased secretion of:

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10. A nurse caring for a diabetic patient with a diagnosis of nephropathy would expect the urinalysis report to indicate:

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11. An example of a first-generation sulfonylurea used in type 2 diabetes is:

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12. Possible risk factors associated with type 1 diabetes mellitus include:

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13. The nurse knows that an intermediate-acting insulin should reach its “peak” in:

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14. A clinical feature that distinguishes a hypoglycemic reaction from a ketoacidosis reaction is:

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15. There seems to be a strong positive correlation between type 2 diabetes mellitus and:

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16. The nurse knows that treatment modalities for diabetic ketoacidosis should focus on management of:

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17. The nurse expects that a type 1 diabetic patient may receive what percentage of his or her usual morning dose of insulin preoperatively?

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18. The major electrolyte of concern in the treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis is:

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19. Clinical nursing assessment for a patient with microangiopathy who has manifested impaired peripheral arterial circulation includes all of the following except:

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20. A probable candidate for diabetic management with oral antidiabetic agents is the patient who is:

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21. Hypoglycemia, an abnormally low blood glucose concentration, occurs with a glucose level that is:

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22. With peripheral neuropathy, a diabetic patient has limited sensitivity to:

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23. An example of a commonly administered intermediate-acting insulin is:

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24. The most sensitive test for diabetes mellitus is the:

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25. The nurse is asked to assess a patient for glucosuria. The nurse would secure a specimen of:

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26. Knowing that gluconeogenesis helps to maintain blood levels, a nurse should:

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27. Mortality rates for patients with diabetes are positively correlated with atherosclerotic complications, especially in the coronary arteries, which account for about what percentage of all deaths in these patients?

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28. A female diabetic patient who weighs 130 lb has an ideal body weight of 116 lb. For weight reduction of 2 lb/week, her daily caloric intake should be approximately:

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29. Self-monitoring of blood glucose is recommended for patients with:

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30. The lowest fasting plasma glucose level suggestive of a diagnosis of diabetes is:

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31. The ethnic group with the lowest incidence of diabetes mellitus in the United States is:

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32. Macrovascular disease has a direct link with:

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33. Glucose intolerance increases with age. The incidence in those older than 65 years is:

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34. The nurse should expect that insulin therapy will be temporarily substituted for oral antidiabetic therapy if the diabetic patient:

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35. A patient is diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. The nurse knows that all of the following are probable clinical characteristics except:

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36. A patient who is diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus would be expected to:

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37. The tissue area that provides the fastest absorption rate for regular insulin is believed to be the:

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38. Clinical manifestations associated with a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes mellitus include all of the following except:

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