While examining a new mother, the mother asks you about PKU. Which of the following statements about PKU is true?
A) The effects of PKU cannot be reversed.
B) PKU does not cause mental problems.
C) PKU cannot be reliably detected by using the Guthrie test.
D) The urine will contain a low concentration of phenylpyruvic acid.
A thirty-year old blind patient has been admitted to your ward. Which of the following is your primary responsibility as charge nurse?