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diabetes insipidus

Diabetes insipidus (die-uh-BEE-teze in-SIP-uh-dus) is an uncommon disorder characterized by intense thirst, despite the drinking of fluids (polydipsia), and the excretion of large amounts of urine (polyuria). In most cases, it's the result of your body not properly producing, storing or releasing a key hormone, but diabetes insipidus can also occur when your kidneys are unable to respond properly to that hormone. Rarely, diabetes insipidus can occur during pregnancy (gestational diabetes insipidus).
Chvostek sign
is a clinical sign of existing nerve hyperexcitability (tetany) seen in hypocalcemia.[1] It refers to an abnormal reaction to the stimulation of the facial nerve. When the facial nerve is tapped at the angle of the jaw

A client has a total thyrpidectomy, what is the most important equipment to keep in the room

tracheostomy insertion tray. due to risk of airway obstruction.

A client is diagnosed with diabetes insipidus, what will the nurse expect to observe.

dry moucous membranes( polyuria decreases body fluids), poor skin turgor (decreased fluid volume) , decreased pedal pulses (pulse strength decreases with fluid volume deficit) .

a patient has adrenal insufficiency,and has broken her hip, what abnormal lab values do u expect to see.

low serum sodium, addisions is deficiency of mineral corticoids. may cause shock and hypo tension.

hyperthyroidism , u will be able to obseve what signs and or symtoms.

weight loss, nervousness, increased sensitivity to heat b cuz of increased matabolism of body cells. .

how do u measure sugar levels for 3 months in a diabetic patient.



hypersecretion of adranal hormones (corticoids and androgen) causes central obesity, and roundness in the face.

The syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (ADH) secretion (SIADH)
The key to understanding the pathophysiology, signs, symptoms, and treatment of SIADH is the awareness that the hyponatremia is a result of an excess of water rather than a deficiency of sodium.