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EZ. Thyroid. #5. Hyperthyroidism . Differentiating between Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Hyperthyroidism. Levothyroxine/Synthroid, Low/high TSH. NCLEX. LVN LPN.

EZ. Thyroid. #5. Hyperthyroidism. Differentiating between Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Hyperthyroidism. Levothyroxine/Synthroid, Low/high TSH. Note: There is another set that focuses on Primary, Secondary, & Tertiary Hypothyroidism. Free NCLEX LVN LPN study guide. Questions about they Thyroid Gland. http://adamsnursingnotesthyroidgland.wordpress.com/
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Iodine does this:
Reduces the vasc. of the Thyroid Gland to <the risk of bleeding during surgery.
This is given prior to surgery to reduce the risk of bleeding:
Iodine
After Thyroid surgery the Pt will prob. require taking this med:
Levothyroxine/Synthroid (a Thyroid replacement hormone).
These are s/s of Hyperthyroidism:
(Fight/Flight responses) Heat intolerance, hyperthermia, warm moist skin, dehydration, diaphoresis.
These are s/s of Hyperthyroidism:
(Fight/Flight responses) Tachycardia, palpitations, increased CO, restlessness, hyperactive reflexes, tremors, nervousness.
Serum levels of T3 and T4 are elevated in this:
Hyperthyroidism
If TSH is high in Hyperthyroidism it is because of this gland:
The Pituitary Gland
Are TSH levels high or low in Hyperthryoidism d/t the Pituitary gland?
High
Are TSH levels high or low in Primary Hyperthyroidism?
Low
Prior to Thyroid surgery, this is given to calm the Thyroid gland:
Anti-Thyroid meds.
This occurs when a prob. w/i the Thyroid Gland causes excessive hormone rel.:
Primary Hyperthyroidism
This occurs when the Pituitary rel. excess TSH & that causes over stimulation of the Thyroid Gland:
Secondary Hyperthyroidism
This occurs when the Hypothalamus secretes too much TRH:
Tertiarty Hyperthyroidism
These are all causes of Tertiary Hyperthyroidism:
Thyroid Nodules (Multi-nodular Goiter, Toxic Adenoma), Thyroiditis, Thyroid Tumor, too much TH to trt Hypothyroidism, radiation exposure.