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1

What are the 3 way diuretics can be given?

1.) IV


2.) IM

3.) PO

2

Why are diuretic prescribe

1.) renal failure

2.) heart failure

3.) fluid overload

3

When should the client take this med?

In the morning to prevent nocturia

4

What should clients take diuretics during this time ?

If taken in the evening clients will be going to the bathroom all night

5

What should clients be monitor for?

1.) dehydrated

2.) hypokalemia

3.) hyponatremia

4.) weight loss

6

Loop and thiazides diuretics inhibit which electrolytes?

1.) potassium

2.) sodium

3.) chloride

7

Lasix ( furosemide) is a _____diuretics

Loop

8

Thiazide diuretics are contraindicated in clients allergic to?

Sulfa drugs

9

____ is osmotic diuretic used to reduce Icp

Mannitol ( osmitrol)

10

Because Mannitol decreases ICP; it can also be used to treat ____

Glaucoma

11

Mannitol crystallizes at room temperature; u will need a ___ needle to draw up

Filter

13

Because spironolactone helps the body retain potassium, the clients at risk for ?

Hyperkalemia

14

If your client's K+=3.0 and Lasix and Spironolactone are both ordered how would you proceed ?

Only give the spironolactone because the potassium is low and lasix will only Create more k+ loss

15

To acccuratley measure urine output, a patient ______ may be given

Indwelling ( foley) Catheter

16

Spironolactone( Aldactone) is a ____ sparing diuretic

Potassium

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