BUN 10 to 30 mg/dl, potassium 4.0 mEq/L, creatinine 0.5 to 1.5 mg/dl
Decreased serum calcium, blood pH 7.2, potassium 6.5 mEq/L
BUN 15 mg/dl, increased serum calcium, creatinine l.0 mg/dl
BUN 35 to 40 mg/dl, potassium 3.5 mEq/L, pH 7.35, decreased serum calcium
Heparinize it daily.
Avoid taking blood pressure measurements or blood samples from the affected arm.
Change the Silastic tube daily.
Instruct the client not to use the affected arm.
TURP is the most common operation for BPH.
Xplain the purpose and function of a two-way irrigation system.
Expect bloody urine, which will clear as healing takes place.
He will be pain free.
Left lower quadrant
Left upper quadrant
Right lower quadrant
Right upper quadrant
Telling him to avoid heavy lifting for 4 to 6 weeks
Instructing him to have a soft bland diet for two weeks
Telling him to resume his previous daily activities without limitations
Recommending him to drink eight glasses of water daily
An increase in the total volume of intracranial plasma
Excessive renal perfusion with diuresis
Fluid shift from interstitial space
Fluid shift from intravascular space to the interstitial space
Debriding and covering the wounds
Frequently observing for hoarseness, stridor, and dyspnea
Establishing a patent IV line for fluid replacement
Changing the location of the bed or the TV set, or both, daily
Encouraging the client to chew gum and blow up balloons
Avoiding the use of a pillow for sleep, or placing the head in a position of hyperextension
Helping the client to rest in the position of maximal comfort
Evaluation of the peripheral IV site
Confirmation that the tube is in the stomach
Assess the bowel sound
Fluid and electrolyte monitoring
Glucose and insulin
Polystyrene sulfonate (Kayexalate)