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6. What is the speech pattern of a person experiencing a manic episode?
7. Why should a person on lithium therapy have blood levels drawn regularly? and what is the value for TOXIC lithium Level?
8. Describe some nursing teaching for the client on lithium therapy? include information about sodium and what is important for a patient to know about sodium and lithium.
Not skimp on dietary sodium intake. Eat healthy foods and avoid junk foods. Drink six to eight large glasses of water each day and avoid excessive use of beverages containing caffeine (coffee, tea, colas), which promote increased urine output. Notify the physician if vomiting or diarrhea occurs. Vomiting or diarrhea could indicate sodium loss and risk for lithium toxicity. Notify

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