Hemodilution secondary to fluid retention.
Eating insufficient protein due to taste changes that occur with dialysis.
Failure of his kidneys to produce the hormone necessary to stimulate bone marrow to produce red blood cells.
Hemolysis of red blood cells as they move past the membrane containing the dialysis solution.
The ulnar bone has been crushed and broken in several places.
The two ends of the fractured ulnar bone are pulled apart and separated from each other.
The ulnar bone has been broken in two and one end of the bone broke through the skin.
Only one side of the ulnar bone is broken.
A prolonged inspiratory time and a short expiratory time.
Frequent productive coughing of clear, frothy, thin mucus progressing to thick, tenacious mucus heard only on auscultation.
Hypoinflation of the alveoli with resulting poor gas exchange from increasingly shallow inspirations.
Swelling of the bronchial mucosa, with wheezes starting on expiration and spreading to continuous.
Weakness and fatigue.
Blood pressure of 140/90.
A history of positive streptococcal infection
Chronic low serum protein levels result in inadequate tissue repair, allowing the esophageal wall to weaken.
The enlarged liver presses on the diaphragm, which in turn presses on the esophageal wall, causing collapse of blood vessels into the esophageal lumen.
Increased portal pressure causes some of the blood that normally circulates through the liver to be shunted to the esophageal vessels, increasing their pressure and causing varicosities.
The enlarged liver displaces the esophagus toward the left, tearing the muscle layer of the esophageal blood vessels, which allows small aneurysms to form along the lower esophageal vessels.
Damage to the hypothalamus resulting in decreased hormone production.
Movement of fluid from the tissue into the intravascular space, resulting from sepsis.
An increase in antidiuretic hormone (ADH) as a result of injury to the hypothalamus.
Fluid shifts from the tissue into the intravascular space due to administration of normal saline used during fluid resuscitation.
Inhaled beta agonists.
Air leak, expected finding
Air leak, notify physician
Suction control, expected finding
Suction control, decrease wall suction
“I should eat a small bedtime snack each night.”
“I should lie flat in bed.”
“I can have red wine with dinner.”
“I should eat six small meals daily.”
Active and passive range of motion exercises twice a day
Every 4 hours incentive spirometer
Chest physiotherapy twice a day
Repositioning every 2 hours around the clock
Until the health care provider has determined that your ejaculate doesn’t contain sperm, continue to use another form of contraception.
This procedure doesn’t impede the production of male hormones or the production of sperm in the testicles. The sperm can no longer enter your semen and no sperm are in your ejaculate.
Involve hard physical labor, you can return to your job as soon as you feel up to it. The stitches generally dissolve in seven to ten days.
The health care provider at this clinic recommends rest, ice, an athletic supporter or over-the-counter pain medication to relieve any discomfort.
S3 ventricular gallop
Relieve the nurse performing CPR
Go get the code cart
Participate with the compressions or breathing
Validate the client’s advanced directive
Lower extremity pitting edema
Jugular vein distension
Weakness in left arm
Cover the areas with dry sterile dressings
Assess for dyspnea or stridor
Initiate intravenous therapy
Administer pain medication
Hemoglobin level of 12 g/dI
Pale mucosa of the eyelids and lips
A heart rate between 140 to 160
What are you taking for pain and does it provide total relief?
What does the skin on the testicles look and feel like?
Do you have any questions about your care?
Did you know a consequence of epididymitis is infertility?