Flashcards in Endocrine System Disorders Deck (47):
Condition presenting with adrenal hyperfunction (504)
Diet for cushings syndrome (505)
Symptoms of cushings disease (505)
Symptoms of thyroid crisis that can lead to lethal complications (502)
What's lacking with diabetes insipidus (492)
ADH - antidiuretic hormone
Acromegaly results from an overproduction of what hormone (489)
GH - somatotropin
Nursing diagnosis for goiter resulting from hyperthyroidism
Disturbed body image
Diagnostic tests of the thyroid that uses radioactive iodine with a camera (496)
Radioactive iodine uptake test and thyroid scan
Patient position following subthyroidectomy (497)
Bedside equipment following thyroidectomy (497)
Indicated by positive Choztek's and Trousseau's sign.
Low calcium levels
Potential complications from deficiency of parathyroid hormone secretion.
Gland responsible for 28 year old patient presenting with enlarged hands and feet, amenoria, and abnormal hair growth (489)
Diet for hypothyroidism (498)
Signs of too much thyroid replacement.
Complication for patient with grave's disease admitted with SOB, 103F, 160BPM, 24RR, 160/80 BP, and distended neck veins.
Procedure for doing Trousseau's sign.
Inflate BP cuff on upper arm for 3 min, observe for flexion.
Observations during assessment of hypothyroid patient (499)
Medication for hypoparathyroidism (503)
Edema causing eyes to bug out.
Gland responsible for high calcium levels.
Medication for treatment of Addison's disease (507)
Medical condition resulting from congenital lack of thyroid (498)
Medical term for excessive thirst.
Test performed every 2-3 months for newly diagnosed DM (512)
Treatment for DM II.
Diet and exercise
Causes overproduction of GH (489)
Idiopathic hyperplasia of pituitary gland or tumor growth
Nursing response to atypical (weird) symptoms.
Typical oversized features with gigantism (489)
Head and lower jaw
Causes lipodystrophy in insulin dependent diabetic patient (517)
Not rotating injection sites
Injection too cold
Typical symptoms for blood glucose of 45.
Signs and symptoms of DM II.
When to administer lispro insulin before meals?
15 minutes before meals.
Onset of action after administration of NPH (515)
Cause of DM I patient reporting headache, tremors, pale, and diaphoretic.
Signs of hyperglycemia.
Foot care for a DM patient (522)
Watch feet, no powder or cream between toes, wide shoes, round toe nails, clean absorbent socks, and frequent foot assessments.
Medical term for excess glucose in urine (511)
Glycosylated hemoglobin test (512)
Administration of emergency insulin (515)
Regular insulin vis IV
Types of insulin given at bed time, with no peak, can't be mixed, and stays steady throughout the day.
Which is drawn up first with short acting and long acting insulin.
Best insulin injection site.
(Non medical) treatment for patient with hypoglycemia.
Sugar, sugar cubes, and salteen crackers
Medical term for adult hypothyroidism (498)