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A nurse is administering darbepoetin alfa to a client. The nurse checks the client's hemoglobin level carefully during the administration based on the understanding that polycythemia can occur, leading to which of the following? Select all that apply.
  A) Increased mortality
  B) Tumor progression
  C) Severe hypotension
  D) Thromboembolic events
  E) Cardiovascular events
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3 weeks ago
Ans: A, B, D, E

Polycythemia is an overload of erythrocytes that can result in increased mortality, serious cardiovascular and thromboembolic events, and possible tumor progression in clients with cancer.
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