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Dx parameter for diabetes
Fasting blood glucose >140mg/dl on 2 occasions
Pt. w/cirrhosis of the liver for 3 yrs. is hospitalized for tx of recently diag. esophageal varices. What should the nurse teach the pt?
Avoiding straining @ stool to keep venous pressure low
Hepatic coma results primarily from accumulation of what substance in the blood?
Ammonia
How do o ral hypoglycemic drugs work
stimulate the pancreatic cells to produce insulin
Of the folling which are not complications of the gallbladder:
abscess formation
necrosis
chf
peritonitis
CHF
What is a priority intervention w/ a pt. dx w/acute renal failure
fluid volume excess
What is a priority for a pt admitted w/cholecystitis & cholelithiasis Sympts.acute RUQ pain that radiates to her back, N/V.
Pain
What are two causes of pancreatitis?
biliary disease and alcoholism
what is the onset of humulin R
1/2-1 hour
duration of regular insulin
5-7 hours
peak action for regular insulin
2-3 hours
onset of intermediate insulin
1-2 hours
peak action of intermediate insulin
8-12 hrs
duration of intermediate insulin
18-24 hrs
what are some names of intermediate insulins
Novolin N
NPH
Dx parameter for diabetes
Fasting blood glucose >140mg/dl on 2 occasions
Pt. w/cirrhosis of the liver for 3 yrs. is hospitalized for tx of recently diag. esophageal varices. What should the nurse teach the pt?
Avoiding straining @ stool to keep venous pressure low
Hepatic coma results primarily from accumulation of what substance in the blood?
Ammonia
How do o ral hypoglycemic drugs work
stimulate the pancreatic cells to produce insulin
Of the folling which are not complications of the gallbladder:
abscess formation
necrosis
chf
peritonitis
CHF
What is a priority intervention w/ a pt. dx w/acute renal failure
fluid volume excess
What is a priority for a pt admitted w/cholecystitis & cholelithiasis Sympts.acute RUQ pain that radiates to her back, N/V.
Pain
What are two causes of pancreatitis?
biliary disease and alcoholism
what is the onset of humulin R
1/2-1 hour
duration of regular insulin
5-7 hours