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- The CK-MB isoenzyme level is used to assess tissue damage in myocardial infarction.
- After a 12-hour fast, the normal fasting blood glucose level is 80 to 120 mg/dl.
- Anuria is daily urine output of fewer than 100 ml.
- In remittent fever, the body temperature varies over a 24-hour period but remains elevated.
- The risk of a fat embolism is greatest in the first 48 hours after the fracture of a long bone. It’s manifested by respiratory distress.
- The nurse should elevate the patient’s legs no more than 45 degrees to aid venous blood return in a patient who is in shock. In a patient who has had a head injury, this surgery is not recommended.
- When two nurses measure the apical and radial pulse rates simultaneously, the pulse deficit is calculated.
- The nurse should arrange postural drainage before meals or 2 to 4 hours after meals to limit the patient’s risk of vomiting and aspiration.