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Signs/Symptoms of Hypothyroidism - Intolerance to cold, constipation, weight gain, thick-brittle fingernails, bradycardia, hypotension Nursing care for hypothyroidism - Monitor for low BP, bradycard... ia, edema and monitor weight. A task an AP can do - Specimen collection A task an AP can do - Obtain clean urine specimen samples What is something you would report if a patient has hypothyrodism - Chest pain Drug of choice for hypothyroidism - levothyroxine Levothyroxine can increase the effects of? - Warfarin What is the antidote for warfarin? - Vitamin K How many mg of minerals are required through dietary sources each day? - 100mg Nursing actions when a patient is taking phosphorus? - Evaluate the use of antacids and use of alcohol because alcohol impairs absorption Colostomies end in the - Colon Ileostomies end in the - Ileum Stool samples should come from where? - Fresh stools, avoid contaminating with water or urine. How far do you insert a rectal tube during an enema for an adult? - 7.5 to 10 cm (3 to 4 inches) How far do you insert a rectal tube during an enema for a child? - 5 to 7.5 cm (2 to 3 inches) Ostomy care includes - Wash hands. Don gloves. Remove pouch from stoma. Stoma should be moist, shiny and pink. Use mild soap and water to cleanse it. Cut about 1/8 inch larger to fit over. Arthroplasty refers to the surgical removal of what? - A diseased joint due to osteoarthritis, osteonecrosis, rheumatoid arthritis, trauma or congenital anomalies, and replaced with prosthetics or artificial components made of metal or plastic. [Show More]

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