mnemonics for nurses

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Anonymous
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mnemonics for nurses
Updated:
2010-09-15 11:06:26
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nursing mnemonics
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  1. MURDER
    Signs and Symptoms of Increased Serum K+
  2. M - Muscle weakness
    • U - Urine, oliguria, anuria
    • R- Respiratory distress
    • D - Decreased cardiac contractility
    • E - ECG changes
    • R - Reflexes, hyperreflexia, or areflexia (flaccid)
  3. HYPERNATREMIA
    "You Are Fried"
    • F - Fever (low grade), flushed skinR -
    • Restless (irritable)I -
    • Increased fluid retention and increased BPE - Edema (peripheral and pitting)D -
    • Decreased urinary output, dry mouth

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    • SALTS = Skin flushed
    • A = Agitation
    • L = Low-grade fever
    • T = Thirst

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