Flashcards in Dr. Hogan Tut #13 Deck (16)
Symptoms of hypercalcaemia?
2 causes of hypercalcaemia?
what causes red tears and urine?
what is methylene blue used for?
localizing the parathyroids
symptoms of hypocalcaemia?
what is trismus?
risks in shaft of femur fracture?
hidden blood loss
what physiological process give you a decreased threshold for renal osmolality?
pregnancy third trimester
who get ketotic breath?
Type I diabetes
2 treatments for hypercalcaemia?
1. hydrate! hydrate! hydrate! with frusemide and catheter if needed
2. maybe calcitonin
treatment for hypocalcaemia?
why give magnesium in arrythmias?
protect against arrythmogenic K+
2 symptoms of low magnesium?
What is Nitrofurantoin used for? side effects?
MRSA UTIs mainly. It's an older drug.
Bad side effects: pulmonary, liver, renal function compromise
What is bronchiectasis?
chronic infection of bronchi and bronchioles causing permanent dilation of airways