Clients with primary aldosteronism exhibit a profound decline in which serum electrolyte?
Most universal sign of hypokalemia is?
Diet for those with Cushing's Syndrome
Low calories, low carbs, low sodium diet
In acute pancreatitis which electrolyte is low
when taking client's bp they will exhibit carpal spasms
Another cause for cirrhosis other than chronic alcoholism
Hepatitis C: Blood transfusion prior to 1990 in the US, not effectively screened for HEP C which can cause cirrhosis
A major side effect of alpha-interferon and ribavirin
For fungal infections in the mouth, swish in the mouth for 2 minutes
Risk of TPN administration
Hyperglycemia due to high glucose content
Client with Huntington's disease is at high risk for what?
Aspiration d/t problems with motor skills (swallowing)
important in use of a halo vest
ensure a set of wrenches are kept in close proximity for quick access to chest needed for CPR
12th cranial nerve, difficulty in chewing, swallowing and talking
7th cranial nerve
Facial nerve, Bell's Palsy
unilateral facial weakness and paralysis
sudden stabbing, severe pain over the lip and the chin (5th cranial nerve)
skeletal muscle relaxant
Dehydration can be a sign of...
Important nursing intervention in treatment of possible kidney stones
Strain all urine
Function of antacids
neutralize gastric acid
Only lung cancer not related to smoking
Types of lung cancers related to smoking...
oat-cell carcinoma and squamos cell
Treatment for nephron obstruction
Type of drain used for an abcess
primary extracellular ions
sodium and chloride
primary intracellular ions
potassium and phosphate