A 32-year-old male is admitted to the hospital with diabetes insipidus. The nurse would anticipate the physician ordering the administration of:


• Diabetes insipidus is characterized by a deficiency of ADH. Treatment includes the administration of vasopressin (another name for ADH) to decrease urine output

• Furosemide and bumetanide are loop diuretics, which are contraindicated in diabetes insipidus

• Insulin is not given because diabetes insipidus is not associated with hyperglycemia

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