A patient with thrombocytopenia is prescribed desmopressin  to promote the release of von Willebrand factor. The nurse assesses the patient for which of the following effects of desmopressin?


•Desmopressin is a synthetic antidiuretic hormone.

•It increases water reabsorption in the kidneys and increases the levels of von Willebrand factor, leading to decreased urine output and improved clotting time (shortened aPTT)

•Desmopressin is also used to treat diabetes insipidus.

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