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1

radioactive iodine, watch for...

thyroid storm

2

Inderal: mecanism

Diminished BP, HR, anxiety, norepi and epic blocked, myocardial contraction= diminishes CO

3

thyrodectomy: check for

blood pooling behind neck

4

Sx hypothyrodism

aug weight, no expression, fatigue, cold, dim GI, slurred speech

5

parathyroid secretes

PTH which puts Ca in blood

6

medulla prb

pheochromocytoma

7

Na and K have a _____ rln

inverse

8

Glucocorticoids

change your mood, insomnia, break down fat and port, immunosuppressed, inhibit insulin

9

what is very important when adjusting rx of people with addison disease

their weight

10

Cushing syndrome: too much gluco

psychosis to dep, growth stop, infections, hypergly, thin extremities/skin

11

Cushing syndrome: too much sex hormones

buffalo hump, central obesity, dim libido, acne/oily skin, heavy trunk

12

somogyu phenomena

pt has normal BS at bedtime, BS dim 2-3 am, body produces hormones to bring BS back up= hypergly

13

db ketoacidosis: acidosis = kussmauls respirations (trying to blow off CO2 to compensate)=

LOC dim.