1 1. A client who is admitted with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is…

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1 1. A client who is admitted with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is demonstrating Kussmaul breathing and has a severe headache along with
nausea. Her arterial blood gases (ABG) are: pH 7.50; PaCO, 30 mmH ; HCO, 24 mEq/L (24 mmol/L). Which assessment finding warrants
Immediate intervention by the nurse? a. Muscle stiffness. b. Abdominal pain. c. Mental stupor. d. Fruity breath.

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