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3.A 54-year-old patient with pulmonary tuberculosis (lung infection) is evaluated for syndrome of inappropriate ADH secretion (SIADH). Which of the following electrolyte imbalances would be expected in this patient?a.Hyponatremiab.Hyperkalemiac.Hypernatremiad.HypokalemiaANS:AHyponatremia occurs due to increased water reabsorption by kidneys.
Hyperkalemia does not occur, but hyponatremia occurs due to increased water reabsorption.Sodium levels are lowered, with hyponatremia they are not elevated.Hypokalemia does not occur; SIADH is a problem of sodium.REF:p. 4494.A 44-year-old patient with pulmonary tuberculosis (lung infection) is evaluated for SIADH. Which of the following assessment findings would be expected in this patient?REF:p. 4495.A nurse is caring for a patient with SIADH. What severe complication should the nurse assess for?
REF:p. 4496.A 22-year-old male is admitted to the intensive care unit with a closed head injury sustained in a motorcycle accident. The injury has caused severe damage to the posterior pituitary. Which of the following complications should the nurse anticipate?