NCLEX RN Practice Question # 768

NCLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 768.

 

Nclex examination

 

ANEMIA

Description

Iron deficiency anemia is a condition that develops as a result of an inadequate amount of serum iron. Anemia predisposes the client to postpartum infection.

Assessment

  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Pallor
  • Tachycardia
  • Hemoglobin value is usually less than 10 g/dL; hematocrit value is usually less than 30%.

Interventions

  • Monitor hemoglobin and hematocrit levels every 2 weeks.
  • Administer and instruct the client about iron and folic acid supplements.

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