Endocrine 4

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Insufficient aldosterone levels can lead to what?Reduction in sodium absorption and increase sodium excretion. Then leads to hypovolemia (s/s hypotension and hyperkalemia) and hypoglycemia.
Name the symptoms of Addison's diseasehypoglycemia 2 hyponatremia 3. GI disturbances 4. Hyperpigmentation 5. orthostatic hypotension
Addison's disease. Medication and therapeutic mgmthydrocortisone and fludrocortisone (2/3 of dose in am & 1/3 in pm) 2. Fluid and electrolyte imbalance 3. daily weights 4. safety
Addison's disease. DietDiet requirements: high-sodium, low-potassium, and high-carbohydrate (complex carbohydrates)
A client arrived at the emergency department with a possible diagnosis of hyperparathyroidism. The nurse anticipate which serum electrolytes finding would be abnormal? increased calcium and decreased phosphorus values
What findings indicate that a client has developed water intoxication secondary to treatment for diabetes insipidus?Classic signs of water intoxication include confusion and seizures, both of which are caused by cerebral edema. Weight gain will also occur. Sunken eyeballs, thirst, and increased BUN levels indicate fluid volume deficit.
What is the normal serum calcium level?9-10.5

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