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John Smith
Answered: Apr 09, 2020
1. acromegaly-rationale: acromegaly, which is caused by a pituitary tumor that releases excessive growth hormone, is associated with hyperglycemia, hypertension, diaphoresis, peripheral...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 09, 2020
1. 5-the correct answer is 5.&092;r&092;n&092;r&092;nrationale: to determine the number of insulin units the client is receiving per hour, the nurse must first determine the number of units in...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 09, 2020
Lactated ringer\ s solution-rationale: lactated ringers solution, with an osmolalityof approximately 273 mosm/l, isisotonic. the nurse shouldnt give half-normal saline solution because itshypotonic,...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 09, 2020
Myxedema coma-rationale: myxedema coma, severe hypothyroidism, is a life-threatening condition that may develop if thyroid replacement medication isnt taken. exophthalmos (protrusion of the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 09, 2020
Trousseau\ s sign.-rationale: this clients serum calcium level indicates hypocalcemia, an electrolyte imbalance that causes trousseaus sign (carpopedal spasm induced by inflating the blood pressure...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 09, 2020
Have regular follow-up care.-rationale: the nurse should instruct the client with graves disease to have regular follow-up care because most cases of graves disease eventually result in...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 09, 2020
Serum glycosylated hemoglobin (hb a1c)-rationale: hb a1cis the most reliable indicator of glucose use because it reflects blood glucose levels for the prior 3 months. although a fasting blood...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 09, 2020
Take thyroid replacement medication as ordered.-2. watch for changes in body functioning, such as lethargy, restlessness, sensitivity to cold, and dry skin, and report these changes to the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 09, 2020
Profound neuromuscular irritability.-rationale: hypoparathyroidism may slow bone resorption, reduce the serum calcium level, and cause profound neuromuscular irritability(as evidenced bytetany)....Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 09, 2020
Colchicine-rationale: a disease characterized by joint inflammation (especially in the great toe), gout is caused by urate crystal deposits in the joints. the physician orders colchicine to reduce...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 09, 2020
Imbalanced nutrition: less than body requirements related to thyroid hormone excess-rationale: in the client with hyperthyroidism, excessive thyroid hormone production leads to hypermetabolism and...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 09, 2020
Tracheostomy set-rationale: after a subtotal thyroidectomy, swelling of the surgical site (the tracheal area) may obstruct the airway. therefore, the nurse should keep a tracheostomyset at the...Read More

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J. Goodman, Web Content Writer
Answered: Jul 12, 2018
Each one of the medications that are listed here have their own use as far as it comes to diabetic conditions. When it comes to diabetes insipidus, Vasopressin would be the drug to administer...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 09, 2020
Offer to assist with the discharge teaching needs.-rationale: staff members need to know the charge nurse is a supportive leader who respects their honesty and stands behind them. by offering to...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 09, 2020
Fluid deprivation test-rationale: the fluid deprivation test involves withholding water for 4 to 18 hours and periodically checking urine and plasma osmolarity. a client with diabetes insipidus will...Read More

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