Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP).
Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC).
Heparin-associated thrombosis and thrombocytopenia (HATT).
Fresh frozen plasma.
0.9% sodium chloride solution.
Lactated Ringer’s solution.
Packed red blood cells.
It destroys the outer wall of the virus and kills it.
It interferes with viral replication.
It stimulates the immune system.
It promotes excretion of viral antibodies.
“Hold your cough as much as possible.”
“Place the head of your bed flat to help with coughing.”
“Restrict fluids to help decrease the amount of sputum.”
“Splint your chest wall with a pillow for comfort.”
Take a full medical history.
Give a bronchodilator by nebulizer.
Apply a cardiac monitor to the patient.
Provide emotional support for the patient.
Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).
You see a lot of drainage from the chest tube.
Arterial blood gas (ABG) levels are normal.
The chest X-ray continues to show the lung is 35% deflated.
The water-seal chamber doesn’t fluctuate when no suction is applied.
Low-dose heparin therapy.
Physical therapy consultation.
Sequential compressive device.
Large amounts of very dilute urine.
Restlessness and confusion.
Widened pulse pressure.