A. Thyroid Gland:
Produces _ hormones (T3, T4, Calcitonin)
Calcitonin _ serum Ca+ levels by taking the calcium out of the blood and
pushing it back into the bone.
You need _ to make hormones. (This is dietary iodine)
Thyroid hormone gives us
A. Neurological Assessment
2. Pupillary changes (normal pupil size is 2-6 mm)
3. Corneal _
4. Hand grips/lifts legs/pushing strength of _ (strength, equality)
5. Vital signs (late); pulse _ will widen with increased ICP
6. Notice how the c
Chapter 24, Management of Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary
1. The pathophysiology of emphysema involves destruction of alveoli leading to
impaired oxygen diffusion.
2. Administering oxygen to patients with
XVI. NCLEX STRATEGY QUESTIONS
1. The nurse is providing postoperative care to a craniotomy client. Diabetes insipidus is
suspected when the clients urine output suddenly increases significantly. Which action takes
o 1. Monitoring urine o
Acute can lead to chronic.
a. Inflammatory reaction in the _.
b. Antibodies lodge in the glomerulus; get scarring & _ filtering.
c. Main cause: _
a. Sore throat
b. Malaise and headache
XIII. FINAL THOUGHTS
You are NOT SUPPOSED to know everything right now.
You have everything you need to pass if you study the information properly.
When a question comes up on the screen at the testing center this is what you need to
be thinking to answer
Chapter 21, Assessment of Respiratory Function
1. The functions of the respiratory system are ventilation and perfusion.
2. When the capacity of the chest increases during respiration, inspiration occurs.
3. Normal PaO2 levels
Chapter 25, Respiratory Care Modalities
1. Hypoxemia can be manifested by a change in the patients mental status.
2. A patient who has recently undergone a tracheostomy should be maintained in a