NCLEX Study Guide about Addison’s Disease
These NCLEX RN Exam review questions & nursing exam questions of Addison’s Disease are for NCLEX Exams and for those Students who wants to appear in nursing examination of PN . These Nursing Exam Question are placed here as NCLEX Study Guide for preparation of NCLEX practice questions and helpful for NCLEX RN Exam.
Nurse is attending a client with Addison’s disease, who has been admitted in hospital with a history of vomiting and nausea for the past 3 days. The client is receiving IV (Solu-Medrol) glucocorticoids What would the nurse implement from the following interventions ??
- 1- Evaluating the sodium and potassium levels
- 2- Intake/output measurements
- 3- Glucometer readings as ordered
- 4- Daily weights
Answer 3 is correct.
Rationale of This NCLEX Question
IV glucocorticoids (Solu-Medrol) raise the glucose levels and some time require coverage with insulin. Answer 2 is not necessary at this stage, sodium and potassium levels would be monitored when the client is receiving mineral corticoids not IV glucocorticoids (Solu-Medrol) and daily weights is unnecessary so other answers 1, 2, and 4 are not correct.