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Infection control nurse determining whether infection rates decreased after making a policy revision, what type of audit is this?
a. process
b. prospective
c. structure
d. outcome

d. outcome audits evaluate results from specific nursing interventions.
- Process audits examine how nursing care is provided. Prospective audits predict future performance on new interventions. Structure audits evaluate the availability of resources, like staffing ratios.

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WOTF p's needs an interdisciplinary care conference?
a. P who has type 1 DM and has had repeated hospitalizations for DKA
b. Alcoholic p who decided to start attending AA meetings
c. p who has sickle cell anemia and avoids contact sports
d. p who has a hx of miscarriages and is admitted w/ ruptured membranes at 38 weeks.

a. the diabetic patient is not managing his disease and is having repeated episodes of a life-threatening complication.