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A severely ill client is diagnosed with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) after being hospitalized for 3 days. Which laboratory results would the nurse evaluate as commonly occurring in patients with this diagnosis? (Select all that apply.)
1. Hypernatremia
2. Hypokalemia
3. Hyperphosphatemia
4. Hypermagnesemia
5. Hyperosmolality
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The answer is 1, 2, 5
Rationale:
1. Elevation of serum sodium concentration is common in DKA and indicates severe dehydration.
2. Potassium levels can be high or low in DKA.
3. Hypophosphatemia is more common in DKA.
4. Hypomagnesemia is more common in DKA.
5. Hyperglycemia causes hyperosmolality.
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