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Flashcards in Medical Emergency's / Treatments Deck (13):
1

Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA)

IV Fluids/Insulin

2

Syndrome of Inappropriate Anti-Diuretic Hormone (SIADH)

Hypertonic Saline

3

Diabetes Insipidus (DI)

Vasopressin/DDAVP

4

Hyperosmolar Non-Ketotic Hyperglycemia (HHNK)

IV Fluids/Insulin

5

Esophageal Varicies

Somatostatin (Sandostatin)

6

Mallory Weiss/Boerhaave's Tear

Supportive Care/EGD

7

Thyrotoxicosis/Graves's Disease

IV Fluids/ Beta Blocker/Dexamethasone/Tylenol

8

Hypothyroidism/Myxedema Coma

Levothyroxine (Synthroid)

9

Addison's Disease (Adrenal Insufficiency)

Steroids

10

Liver Failure

Lactulose

11

Septic Shock

Treat the underlying cause / Leophed

12

Panceatitis

Treat the underlying cause / Demerol for pain

13

Hyperkalemia

Albuterol, Bicarb, Calcium Gluconate, Dextrose, Lasix, Kayexalate