c. 45-year-old with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, overweight, and smokes
Age, being overweight, no physical activity, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, family history, and smoking are all risk factors for cardiovascular disease. The more risk factors a woman has, the higher her risk for developing cardiovascular disease. The 45-year-old is the youngest in the choices shown, but she has the most risk factors.
Differences in race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, ability/disability, social and economic status or class, education, and related attributes of groups of people in society. A client who is 38 weeks pregnant with a history of hypertension and proteinuria is admitted with severe upper abdominal pain, nausea, and a persistent headache. The nurse notes an elevated blood pressure of on 2 readings 20 minutes apart. When notifying the physician 20 minutes after the 2nd BP reading, the nurse reported the elevated the elevated BP, abdominal pain, nausea, and inability to void. The nurse did not report the client's headache, so the physician concluded the client has gastric disturbance from the flu. Later, the client had a grand mal seizure. Why would the nurse be considered negligent in this situation?
1. The nurse did not maintain clear, concise, and accurate documentation of the client's condition.
2. The nurse was not thorough in reporting assessment data to the physician.
3. The nurse did not develop a positive empowering relationship with the client.
4. The nurse told another nurse of not knowing the headache was a symptom of preeclampsia.