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Most dangerous type of transfusion reaction:
hemolytic reaction; n/v, pain in lower back, hematuria. Tx: stop blood, obtain urine specimen, and maintain kidney perfusion and blood volume.
Another word for hives
A crisis that can occur with extreme hypothyroidism.
Primary symptoms of myxedema coma are altered mental status and low body temperature. Low blood sugar, low blood pressure, hyponatremia, hypercapnia, hypoxia, slowed heart rate, and hypoventilation may also occur.
Interventions for myelogram
diagnostic imaging procedure done by a radiologist. It uses a contrast dye and X-rays or computed tomography (CT) to look for problems in the spinal canal, including the spinal cord, nerve roots, and other tissues. It is also known as myelography.
flat for several hours, encourage fluids, monitor vital/neurological status.
moist to dry dressing change
remove old dressing dry without normal saline. clean wound from center out, with sterile equipment. dressings should be moistened before application. then pack with moist gauze that does not overlap with skin.
CAPD diet is high in
protein; to account for protein loss.
S/Sx of neuroleptic malignant syndrome
hypertension or hypotension, pallor, tachycardia, diaphoresis, fever, convulsions, incontinence, severe respiratory distress, severe muscle stiffness, tiredness.
Administration of Haldol
patient should lie in recumbent position for half hour; use 2 inch 21 gauge needle IM into large muscle mass.
medication of choice for candidiasis
for a woman with lupus, it is best to waist 2 years to conceive after diagnosis and best to wait 6 months after remission to conceive.
lupus and pregnancy
indication of peritonitis during dialysis
n/v; cloudy dialysate outflow, tenderness, rigidity, anorexia, and abdominal pain.
symptoms of hypernatremia
restlessness, rubbery tissues, decreased UOP, sticky mucous membrains, weakness, coma, tachy, fever, oliguria, and flushed skin.
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