A client is taking steroids to treat ulcerative colitis. The nurse should assess the client for which of the following?
1. Peptic ulcer.
4. Renal failure.
A common complication of steroid therapy is gastric irritation and peptic ulcers. Hyperglycemia is a potential complication. Tachycardia and renal failure are not associated with steroid therapy.
CN: Pharmacological and parenteral therapies; CL: Analyze