A client’s discharge teaching

Q19) What should the nurse include in a client’s discharge teaching when going home with a

prescription for digoxin-0.125 mg by mouth once daily? Check the answer again.

(a) Take the digoxin at bedtime

(b) You must be able to check your pulse

(c) Don’t take digoxin if your heart rate exceeds 90 beats per minute

(d) Eat a diet high in bran fiber and calcium


Q23) Which of these findings from a client taking steroids should the nurse report immediately?

(a) Temperature of 100.2 degrees Fahrenheit – correct answer

(b) glucose 128 mg/dL

(c) heart rate of 92 beats per minute

(d) blood pressure of 144/68 mm Hg