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what is the disease process?
microbes get into a
animal reservoir
break in thru
direct contact, air, droplets
find a port of entry or exit
into a suspectible host
what is skin turger
how elastic the skin is
an indication of hydration
what is creps cycle and what is it pertertant to in this discussion?
creps cycle is carb metabolism...by product is CO2 and water. heat is also a byproduct of metabolism so you will lose about 200 mL a day to heat from metabolism
why do we as nurses get I&O?
to establish trends
CHF is bad . why?
congestive heart failure
stresses kidneys by backflow so they can't work correctly to help the body process urine. this is about I/O
what is the result of dehydration?
impactions
falls from vascular pressure loss
strokes
what's a common cause of dehydration?
water is at the bedside but can't drink the thing b/c its too dang big
what should min fluids be for babys 6 months ?
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150-200 ml/per kg / day
ex. kid weighs 15 pounds?
15/2.2 X 150 = 1022 mL
6 months=150-200mL
12 months=90-100mL
4yrs = 70-80 mL
Adult = 30 mL
what is min intake for a kid at 12 months?
90 - 100 mL
what about 4 year olds min daily intake?
70 - 80 mL
whens the best time to weigh someone?
immediately when getting up in the morning, naked or as close to it as possible
b/f b/fast
what I&O is too little for someone on a 24 hr
technically 30 mL but she said 50 mL hourly indicates a big problem or 1200 pee a day
what are some indications of dehydration?
nausea
furreled tongue
tenting skin
cracked lips
sucken eyes
fever
change in cognition
change in behavior
a patient is retaining fluids. where do you suspect its going?
feet
lungs
ck for crackling in lungs
whens the best time to weigh someone?
immediately when getting up in the morning, naked or as close to it as possible
b/f b/fast
what I&O is too little for someone on a 24 hr
technically 30 mL but she said 50 mL daily indicates a big problem
what are some indications of dehydration?
nausea
pneumonia
fever
change in cognition
change in behavior
a patient is retaining fluids. where do you suspect its going?
feet
lungs
ck for crackling in lungs