Question 4 - Endocrine/​Hematology/​Gastrointestinal/​Renal/​Integumentary Practice Test for the CCRN

At discharge, a patient is discussing with the nurse the risk factors for developing hyperglycemic hyperosmolar nonketotic syndrome (HHNK). The nurse educates the patient that risk factors for HHNK include? Select all that apply.

A. age greater than 50 years old
B. acute illness
C. furosemide (Lasix®) prescription
D. history of diabetes mellitus
E. hyponatremia

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