Med Surg Test 3.txt
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Med Surg Test 3.txt
Spongy center of bone where RBSs and platelets are made?
Removes old blood cells from circulation?
control of bleeding
Life span of platelet
Mission of endocrine system
Name one symptom of diabetes insipidus
excessive urination and thirst
What does acromegaly have in excess
What does thyroid gland play major role in
regulating rate of metabolism
Exopthalmous is a sign of what disease
Why are antithyroid drugs given prior to a thyroidectomy?
Prevent thyroid storms
Which lab tests are for thyroid problems?
What is increased glucose called?
Type I diabetes is absent of that?
Which diabetes in more common in adult? I or II?
What is polydipsia?
TSH would be increased or decreased with hypothyroidism?
Pt receiving blood starts wheezing, stop blood, open saline, then?
Raise head of bed
Does bone marrow become more or less productive in elderly?
Pt is giving EPO. How long before we see effects?
Name some foods for iron deficiency
Beans, dry fruit
Pt remarks she bruises easily and is tired. What would be ask her?
Do your gums bleed?
Two symptoms of thrombocytopenia?
Growth hormone is given until patient reaches what height?
Blood transfusion should begin within how long after blood gets to floor?
Most common type of hyperthyroidism?
Another name for thyroid storm?
How many units of blood can be given at a time?
Explain why people with hyperthyroidism don�t tolerate the heat?
Due to increased metabolism
What insulin is given IV?
What do you do if patient blood sugar is 73 as fasting and breakfast isn�t for another three hours?
Good nursing diagnosis for hematological patient?
Pt having pituitary removed should avoid?
Anything that would increase intercranial pressure which can disrupt surgical site.
Orthostatic hypotension is a risk for a patient with Addisons disease? T/F
Name two symptoms of thyroid problems?
Tired, weight gain, loss muscle, aches, pain, constipation
What does aldosterone regulate?
Excretion of K+ and NA
In Addison�s disease, androgen levels are decreased in prepubescent patient; therefore there will be an increase or decrease of body hair?
In severe adrenal crisis, name two symptoms?
Hypotension and tachycardia, dehydration, confusion, hyponatremia
Clinical manifestations (hallmark findings) of patient with cushing disease.
Excess adipose tissue on trunk, slender extremities, moon face
A patient with hyperpituitarism may have disturbed self image due to
Labs to diagnose thyroid difficulties?
What is Calcimar
What does Calcitonin do?
Inhibits release of calcium from bones
How does hypocalcemia affect the cardiac output?
Decreases contractility of heart muscle
Exercise is important part of the type I diabetic but too much can cause the blood sugar to�
Name two signs and symptoms of low blood sugar
Nervousness, irritable, confused, dizziness
What is neuropathy?
Nerve damage; poor circulation due to blood vessel damage
What does ACTH stand for?
Low levels of ACTH indicates that the pituitary is at fault. T/F
Name one factor how type I and II are alike?
Both have blood sugar issues, both have malfunctioning pancreas
How are I and II different?
Beta cells destroyed no insulin in type I and type II does not make insulin