A 54 year old patient with pulmonary tuberculosis lung infection is evaluated

A 54 year old patient with pulmonary tuberculosis

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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.
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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. 449 4.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?
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REF:p. 449 6.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?
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