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Adult Health (unit 2)

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Adult Health
Kellie Weisel
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This 1 page Study Guide was uploaded by Eden Testa on Wednesday September 21, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to 1130 at Alexandria Technical College taught by Kellie Weisel in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 9 views. For similar materials see Adult Health in Practical Nursing at Alexandria Technical College.


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Date Created: 09/21/16
Adult Health Unit 2 Exam Study Guide Timby Chapters 13, 16 (p. 206-209), 17, 50 (p. 831-857), 51 (p. 875-876)  Unit 2A: Fluid, Electrolytes and Shock o Be able to identify ways to prevent hypovolemia o Understand the difference between hypovolemia and dehydration. o Understand the differences in etiology and pathophysiology of septic and hypovolemic shock as well as early and late clinical manifestations. o Understand what the body does to compensate for shock. o Understand what occurs during each stage of shock and the treatments (nursing interventions and medications) o Understand what inotropic drugs do o Understand what the treatment is for DIC  Unit 2B: Metabolism and Glucose Regulation o How would you care for a patient receiving radioactive Iodine therapy? o Understand the differences in clinical manifestations and treatment for hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism and the life threatening complications of each disease o Understand the treatment for SIADH o What is Chvostek’s and Trousseau’s sign? o What is the dietary recommendations for someone with hyper and hypoparathyroidism? o What is the treatment for adrenal insufficiency? o What are the clinical manifestations and treatments for DKA and HHNKS? o What type of solution is NS? LR? o What is a colloid and crystalloid solution? o What are complications of IV therapy? What are the benefits?


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