A Guthrie test can check the necessary lab values.
The urine has a high concentration of phenylpyruvic acid
Mental deficits are often present with PKU.
The effects of PKU are reversible.
Onset of pulmonary edema
Parkinson’s disease type symptoms
Let others know about the patient’s deficits.
Communicate with your supervisor your patient safety concerns.
Continuously update the patient on the social environment.
Provide a secure environment for the patient.
Deep breathing techniques to increase oxygen levels.
Cough regularly and deeply to clear airway passages.
Cough following bronchodilator utilization.
Decrease CO2 levels by increased oxygen take output during meals.
Slow pulse rate
Decreased systolic pressure
Irregular WBC lab values
Observe for neurological changes.
Monitor for any signs of renal failure.
Check the food diary.
Observe for signs of bleeding.
Green vegetables and liver
Yellow vegetables and red meat
The life span of RBC is 45 days.
The life span of RBC is 60 days.
The life span of RBC is 90 days.
The life span of RBC is 120 days.