MSII_9_Endocrine

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vanwin
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273334
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MSII_9_Endocrine
Updated:
2014-05-05 20:55:27
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MSII
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UTTYLER NURSING
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  1. Major Hormones of pituitary glands
    PTH-parathyroid stimulating hormone - releases of calcium
  2. Graves Disease Manifestation
    manifestation of hyperthyroidism
  3. Exopthalmus Management
    • Asses for pain
    • inability to close eyes
    • Na restrictoin
    • increased head of bad
    • eye pads at night
    • sun glasses
    • eye exercise
  4. Graves disease diet
    • hyperthyroidism diet
    • low fiber
    • high carb
    • high fat
    • increase calories
  5. Main medications for grave's Dz (2)
    • PTU (prophylthrouacil)
    • Tapazole/ methimazol
  6. PTU/tapazole nursing management
    • don't stop abruptly
    • 1-2wks for efect
    • 4-8wks to stabilize
  7. Grave's dz medication teaching (5)
    • check pulse & BP
    • meds with food
    • wear bracelet
    • avoid idoine
    • monitor effects (weight gain)
  8. Radioactive Iodine Therapy (3)
    • Treatment of choice for Hyperthyroidism
    • *not for pregnant patients
    • side effects: sore throat & neck tenderness
  9. Thyroidectomy - risks of
    risk of thyroid storm
  10. Thyroidectomy post op care
    • Bleeding
    • Oxygen
    • Whisper
    • Trach at bedside
    • Incision assess
    • Emergency if loss of airway
  11. thyroid storm manifestation
    • severe tachycardia
    • HF
    • shock
    • hyperthermia
    • abdominal pain
    • extreme agitation, delirium, restlessness
  12. Thyroid Storm treatment
    • IV Push PTU- acetaminophen rectal
    • IV fluid
    • heart monitor
    • heart blockers
  13. Cholsevek's vs Trouseau's
    cholsevek's tap in front of ear, mouth draws back = hypocalcemia

    trouseau's: spasm of thumb  forefiner when BP cuff inflation
  14. Tetany intervention
    • breathe through bag
    • airway protectoin
    • O2
    • IV calcium gluconate
    • on heart monitor
  15. Levosynthroid patient teaching
    • do not stop abruptly
    • will take for life
    • report angina, wt loss, nervousnes (too much)
  16. Myexdema Patho
    magnified hypothyroidism
  17. Myexdema management
    • levothyroxine IV push
    • respiratory support
    • NG tube for ileus
    • heating blanket
    • vasopressors
  18. Cushing's labs
    • Na increased
    • K decreased
    • Calcium decreased
    • glucose increased
  19. Cushing's suppression drugs
    Ketoconazole/cytadren

    *take with food

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