Preschooler Pretest
Question 1 of 75
The mother of a preschooler recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus makes an urgent call to the pediatrician's office. She says her child had an uncontrollable temper tantrum while playing and now is lethargic and hard to arouse. The nurse should instruct the mother to take which action first?
 
1.  Obtain a urine sample and measure the glucose level.
 
2.  Force the child to drink orange juice.
 
3.  Measure the child's blood glucose level.
 
4.  Call 911 because this is an emergency.