Review for Exam 3- comp sp 2011

Review for Exam 3- comp sp 2011 - Study Guide for Exam 3...

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Study Guide for Exam 3 NURS 319 Spring 10 Chapter 48 Endocrine Assessment How to you assess a thyroid gland? What are the signs and symptoms for hypo and hyper thyroid? What are the lab test used to assess thyroid function and which ones are used most often? How do you care for a post-op patient who had a parathyroidectomy? A transsphenodial hypophysectomy? How is a urine collection for a 17-ketosteroids done? What effect does Declomycin have on SIADH, how do you assess if the medication is effective? What are the signs of symptoms of hyponatremia and at what levels of serum sodium do specific signs and symptoms appear? What nursing diagnosis would be appropriate for a patient with DI What are the different options for the treatment of Graves’ disease? How does each of these affect the disease process? What patient teaching is needed with each treatment option? What are the expected normals and the signs of problems that may be occurring after a thyroidectomy? What are the nursing interventions for these problems? (From chapters 48 and 50) Chapter 50 Endocrine Problems Why is iodine given pre-operatively, and what interventions are used when giving iodine? What are the s/s for hypo and hyper thyroid?
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