Spectrum of personality disorders. I find it hard to believe this is the percentage amount (in reality) of the pop. that has these disorders. Perhaps this is the observed amount of the pop. in -therapy- with these disorders...which still doesn't seem too realistic. But whatever, blame my personality (disorder) for my disbelief? :)
Fasciotomy for Compartment Syndrome This is what happened to me! On both Lateral/Medial side of Both Upper and Lower Extremities, except inside of right Thigh. Also included tops of both Feet. Almost died. In the hospital for over 3 months, body began shutting down, had to learn to walk again. Thanks to the Doctors, Nurses and Staff at McLaren Flint. That was 14 years ago!
fasciotomy for compartment syndrom
Things to remember about Electrolytes: Potassium: normal level is 3.5-5.0. Renal failure, acidosis, increased K administration, ACE inhibitors, and potassium-sparing diuretics can cause hyperkalemia. S/S are weakness, paresthesia, respiratory failure. T waves will be tall and peaked, and can lead to first degree AV block. Treat hyperkalemia with Calcium, glucose, insulin, or sodium bicarbonate to shift K from ECF to ICF. Kayexelate is also often given to decrease K levels (causes dia
Things to know about electrolytes.
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o Gradual symptoms o Symptoms are related to cognitive functioning o Memory loss o Mild disorientation o Trouble with remembering words or numbers o Have trouble learning new ideas o Early: § Forgetfulness § Impairment of new learning § Gets lost easily § Difficulty with remembering numbers § May have insomnia o Later: § Inability to remember familiar tasks § Agitation § Wandering § Inability to articulate needs § Delusions § Hallucinations
nursingnerds: Pneumonia: an accumulation of fluids secondary to the inflammation of tissue, which interferes with gas exchange. Signs and Symptoms: fever, cough, chest pain, chest tightness, chills (upon auscultation of the chest, you will hear crackled breath sounds or diminished breath sounds at the bases). Diagnostics: chest x-ray, sputum culture, WBC, ABGs. Drug Therapy: antibiotics, analgesics, steroids, antipyretics. Nursing Care: teaching about medication and O2 therapy is needed. Flui
nurse-with-a-smile: Hypernatremia: Risk Factors: Water deficit GI loss DI increased intake Manifestations: Na+ > 145 mEq/L Thirst, dry mucous membranes Restless, weak Orthostatic hypotension Muscle irritability, seizures Coma Interventions: Daily weight Assess CNS changes I/O Administer IVF: isotonic [restore volume] Seizure precautions Teach Na+ food sources