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    A physician has prescribed oxygen as needed for an infant with congestive heart failure (CHF). In which situation should the nurse administer the oxygen to the infant?

    A. During sleep

    B. When changing the infant’s diapers

    C. When mother is holding the infant

    D. When drawing blood for electrolyte level testing

    Answer and rationale HERE.

    Diabetes Mellitus Type 1

    - characterized by the destruction of the pancreatic beta cells, which produce insulin; this results in absolute insulin DEFICIENCY.

    Diabetes Mellitus Type 2

    - Usually arises because of insulin RESISTANCE, in which the body fails to use insulin properly, combined with relative insulin deficiency.