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Type II diabetic w/ BGL of 24mg/dl, would most likely by unconscious due to
cerebral hypoglycemia
56 yom, conscious, slurred speech, cool, clammy skin, BGL of 54, proper treatment all of the following EXCEPT
5-10 mg fo glucagon IM
type 1 diabetic female w/ deep rapid respirations and fruity odor on breath, administer which of the following medication
insulin
16 yof history of diabetes, found unconscious after volleyball practice, tachy, cool, clammy skin, most likely experiencing
hypoglycemia
Which of the following is not a modifiable risk factor for type II diabetes
heredity
Which of the following would you expect to see after ingestion of a large meal
increase of blood glucose and insulin levels
Which best explains the process of osmotic diuresis with hyperglycemia
glucose in urine raises osmotic pressure inside kidneys, drawing water into the tubule from surrounding tissues
pt complains of polyuria, polyphagia, polydipsia, and abd pain, what else would you expect to find
kussmaul's resp and fruity breath odor
Type I diabetic pt who _____ is NOT likely to experience hypoglycemia
snacks on a candy bar between meal
45 yo type I diabetic 5-day hx of abd pain, n/v, HR-112, bp-94/60, RR-12, which treatment would you do
IV of NS 1-2L
which following pathologies be careful preparation of an IV site due to skin fragilityand increased risk of infection
Cushing's syndrome
What is NOT a possible precipating factor of thyrotoxic crisis
cold environment
Chemical substance that is released into the blood by a gland and that controls or affects process in other glands or body systems
hormone
prehospital management for unconscioue pt w/ hypoglycemia should NOT include
admin of oral glucose
Acute exacerbation of Addison's disease can lead to ECG chnages as a result of
electolyte imbalance and low blood volume secondary to potassium retention and sodium excretion
associated with a greater predisposition for hypoglycemia due to decreased gluconeogenisis
renal failure
56 yom lying on couch, ate breakfast and took insulin, chest cold and fever x3days, HR-118, bp-112/84, RR12, BGL-24, most likely cause of hypoglycemia
pts recent illness
pt w/ excessive diuresis, dehydration BGL of 958, but no acetone odor on breath, which of following can lack of acetone odor be attributed to
insulin levels sufficient enough to allowsome glucose to enter bodycells
24yom supine on floor, snoring respirations, HR124, bp-136/88, RR-8, BGl-24, what is best sequence of actions
Assisst ventilations w/ BVM and supplemental O2, IV of NS KVO, 25grams of D50 IV
68yof, supine in rehab center, unresponsive gurgling respirationsHR-119, BP-86/58, RR-10, BGL-864, what is best treatment
suction airway, BVM w/%100 O2 and OPA, intubate, cardiac monitor, IV of NS 1-2L, rapid transport