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Unit Three Workbook Assignment

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Unit Three Workbook Assignment Chapter 4: Diseases and Conditions of the Endocrine System Assignment: For each scenario that follows, explain how and why you would schedule an appointment or suggest a referral based on the patient’s reported symptoms. Be sure to first review the “Guidelines for Patient-Screening Exercises” found on page iii in the Introduction section of your Workbook. 1. A male patient calls for an appointment. He reports experiencing the sudden onset of excessive thirst and urination. He says that he is thirsty all the time and cannot seem to get enough to drink. How do you respond to this phone call? This patient has experienced the need to drink excessive amounts of fluids and now is experiencing excessive urination. The onset of the thirst is a sign of polydipsia. And the excessive urination is Polyuria. When looking at these symptom together we see that the patient is showing signs of Diabetes Insipidus. The male patient needs to seek a medical facility immediately for treatment.
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