Jan 29, 2014 · 02. A nurse is preparing to administering diazepam (Valium) by the intravenous (IV) route to a client who is having a seizure. The nurse plans to: a) administer the prescribed dose over at least 60 minutes b) dilute the prescribed dose in 50 ml of 5% dextrose in water c) administer the prescribed by IV push directly into the vein
Of all Americans between the ages of 26 and 75 living in the US, 10 - 40% are obese (having a BMI greater than 30), and nearly 5% are morbidly obese (having a BMI greater than 40 (Ogden et al., 2006). From 1976 to 2000, the incidence of obesity in the US increased from 14.4% to 30.9% (Flegal, Carroll, Ogden, & Johnson, 2002).