The nurse is caring for a 32-year-old client admitted with pernicious anemia. Which set of findings should the nurse expect when assessing the client?
1Pallor, bradycardia, and reduced pulse pressure
2. Pallor, tachycardia, and a sore tongue
3. Sore tongue, dyspnea, and weight gain
4. Angina, double vision, and anorexia
2. Pallor, tachycardia, and a sore tongue are all characteristic findings in pernicious anemia. Other clinical manifestations include anorexia; weight loss; a smooth, beefy red tongue; a wide pulse pressure; palpitations; angina; weakness; fatigue; and paresthesia of the hands and feet.