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Which of the following conditions is characterized by renal calculi and osteopenia?
Renal calculi in pt with hyper parathyroidism is caused by an excessive accumulation of?
Calcium and Phosphorus
Pt has flushed skin, bulging eyes, perspiration, irritable, and having palpitations. What condition does the Nx suspect?
Where is the thyroid gland located?
Lower neck, anterior to the trach
What test should the Nx expect to be ordered if hypothyroidism is suspected?
TSH and T4
Nx and client have discussed recent Dx of hypothyroidism, causes and effects. What statement warrants need for further insturction?
"I just eat too much, thats why I am depressed and over weight."
Person has hypothyroidism, what med would you expect to be administered?
Hyperphosphatemia and hypocalcemia are indicitive of which of the following disorders?
Excessive output of thyroid hormone, from abnormal stmulation of the thyroid gland is the etiology of what condition?
Which lab result supports the Dx of primary hyperparatyroidism?
PTH (para thyroid hormone) and high calcium levels
Which vitamin enhances absorption of calcium from teh GI tract?
Tiredness, Cold Intolerance, Weight Gain, and Constipation
Hyperthyroidism, what is used to treat it?
What are signs of hypocalcemia?
Chief sign of hypoparathyroidism?
Pt has sub total thyroidectomy in the morning, on evening rounds Pt experiences nausea, temp 105, tachycardia, and extreme restlessness.
Nx taking care of a pt with a sub total thyroidectomy, what S/S could indicated bleeding at the site?
Nx aide assigned to client ask why client is at high risk for injury, what response is best to explain s/e of hyperparathyroidism?
Pathological Bone Fracture
Parathyroid glands surgically removed what foods would you encourage?
Milk and Cheese
On the 3rd day after partial thyroidectomy client experiences muscle twitching, when client is questioned....which electrolyte disturbance will you suspect?
After undergoing thyroidectomy pt develops hypocalcemia and teteny, what medication would the Nx expect to administer?
Pt has high levels of T3 and T4, what condition would you suspect?
While monitoring client with hypothyroidism, while assessing a pt you would expect to find?
Hypoactive Bowel Sounds
Femal Dx with hyperthyroidism while planning care Nx should give priority to which goal?
Providing client with adequte rest and sleep
Hyperthyroidism is commonly known as which disease?
Which of the following forms of hyperthyroidism is life threatning?
Manifestation of which sign is most indicative that your post op pt is developing a Thyroid Crisis/Storm?
Pt had thyroidectomy, how to assess for laryngeal nerve damange?
Hyperparathyroid, benign tumor, what is closely associated with this?
Recurrant kidney stones
Ordered: IV 1000ml 5% dextrose in water D5W for 12hrs
Delivers 15gtt per ml
Approx. How many drops per minute?
12hrs x60= 720min
1000/720= 1.38x15gtt= 20.8