Posted: February 26th, 2018
Recurrent glioblastoma : 5 important assessment information
You are caring for a patient with a recurrent glioblastoma who is receiving dexamethasone (Decadron) 4 mg IV every 6 hours to relieve symptoms of right arm weakness and headache.
Which assessment information concerns you the most?
A. The patient does not recognize family members.
B. The blood glucose level is 234 mg/dL.
C. The patient complains of a continued headache.
D. The daily weight has increased 1 kg.