Flashcards in Diuretics Deck (15):
What are the 3 way diuretics can be given?
Why are diuretic prescribe
1.) renal failure
2.) heart failure
3.) fluid overload
When should the client take this med?
In the morning to prevent nocturia
What should clients take diuretics during this time ?
If taken in the evening clients will be going to the bathroom all night
What should clients be monitor for?
4.) weight loss
Loop and thiazides diuretics inhibit which electrolytes?
Lasix ( furosemide) is a _____diuretics
Thiazide diuretics are contraindicated in clients allergic to?
____ is osmotic diuretic used to reduce Icp
Mannitol ( osmitrol)
Because Mannitol decreases ICP; it can also be used to treat ____
Mannitol crystallizes at room temperature; u will need a ___ needle to draw up
Because spironolactone helps the body retain potassium, the clients at risk for ?
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
To acccuratley measure urine output, a patient ______ may be given
Indwelling ( foley) Catheter