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What test is given to distinguish the difference between a myasthenic and cholinergic crisis?
6.S.D. is found to have a myasthenic crisis. What is the likely treatment plan for S.D.?7.What are the priority nursing diagnoses at this time?9.Outline points to include in S.D.’s discharge teaching plan. Answer:While S.D. is in the hospital, you would want to review with him: oMedication therapy, including scheduling, side effects.oHigh-protein, high-carbohydrate diet; encourage small frequent meals, foods that can easily be chewed and swallowed, and avoidance of alcohol.oNot to take any OTC medications without the doctor's consent.oTeach family how to do the Heimlich maneuver to help in case of choking.oSigns and symptoms of each type of crisis.oImportance of wearing a Medic Alert bracelet to identify himself as having MG.oFactors that can cause a relapse of symptoms, such as infections, extreme temperatures,extensive exposure to sunlight, and emotional stress.oScheduling adequate rest periods during the day, planning ahead to avoid undue fatigue.oAvailable community resources such as the MG Foundation and MG support groups.