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A nurse is providing discharge education for a client diagnosed with polycythemia vera. Which teaching points should the nurse include?  (Select all that apply.)
1. "Be sure to report any easy bruising or bleeding of your gums."
2. "Be certain to have your eyesight tested every six months."
3. "If you develop pain in your chest or shortness of breath, contact your healthcare provider."
4. "Avoid foods that have high carbohydrate levels, such as potatoes, pasta, or breads."
5. "Do not drink alcohol."
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The answer is 1, 3
Rationale:
1. Easy bruising and gingival bleeding are signs of bleeding complications that should be investigated.
2. There is no indication that frequent eyesight evaluations are required.
3. Chest pain and shortness of breath may be related to pulmonary embolism, which is a complication of polycythemia.
4. There is no indication that avoiding high-carbohydrate foods is required.
5. There is no indication for total abstinence from alcohol.
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Good timing, thanks!
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Smart ... Thanks!
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This helped my grade so much Perfect
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