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What medication do you give for hypoglycemia?
Glycosylated hemoglobin (HA1C) normal levels?
4-6% or 5-7% depending on source
Peopl with untread diabetes have what urination problem due to increase blood sugar causing more solute (hyperosmolarity of urine)
Test to see blood sugar levels over past 3 months?
Hemoglobin A1C (HA1C)
Peak, Onset, Duration of Humulin 70/30.
- Onset - 30 min
- Peak - 2-12 hrs
- Duration - 14-24 hrs
Having blood sugar under tight control delays m____ and m____ complications.
Peak, Onset, Duration of Novolin N
- Onset - 90 min
- Peak - 4-12 hrs
- Duration - 24 hrs
Things to consider with diabetic meal schedules:
- Avoid ____ in meals
- Have on ____ schedule
Risk factors for Type II diabetes:
- F____ H____
As a nurse at a senior citizen complex, a main goal during normal aging of residents:
Health maintenance that promotes well being
Best way to communicate with patient hard of hearing:
- Limit b____ noise
- Limit d____
- Limit background noise
- Limit distractions
You think 84 y/o is victim of abuse. How do you approach?
Two common dietary deficiencies in older adults.
As a geritological nurse, the needs of a person with stress and urge incontinence:
- U____ E____
With advances in medication, what has happened to aging elderly?
Age increased and living longer
When asking health history with patient and daughter, whould you ignore the patient?
NO, ask patient the questions
As we get older, what happens to our sleep time?
Name for unsteady gait?
Goal for person with dementia in long-term care
Thought to be responsible for symptoms of Alzheimer's disease:
- C____ T____
Normal Hemoglobin (Hgb) and Hematocrit (Hct) - H&H
- Hgb Male 14-18, Females 12-16
- Hct Male 40-54% Females 36-48%