NRN 202 Final Exam

  1. Hypothyroidism Medical Management (THRT)
    • Levothyroxine-synthroid causes pituitary secretion of TSH
    • Monitor for drug interactions (Digitalis, ferrous sulfate, anticoagulants-increase the effects)
    • Take in the morning, byself, 1hr before anything else with absolutely NO FOOD
    • Complications with THRT: increased blood sugar glucose, osteoporosis with long-term treatment
  2. Hyperthyroidism Medical Management
    • Antithyroid agents (PTU, Methimazole, sodium iodine, potassium iodine, SKI, Deamethasone, Beta-Blockers0
    • Reactions to Lithium, Warafin, Digoxin, Theophyilline
    • Increases risk of Infection, Agranulocytosis, Hypothyroidism, Thyroid Storm
    • Must D/C decongestants
  3. Hyperparathyroidism-Medical Management
    • Daily fluid intake of > 3000 ml to avoid renal calculi formation (maybe cranberry juice)
    • Increase mobility to prevent bone from loosing calcium
    • Antacids in person with PUD
    • Avoid constipation through diet and fluids
    • Hypercalcemic Crisis- Calcitonin
  4. Hypoparathryoidism-Medical Management
    • Increaed calcium intake
    • Pharmacological Management
    • -Calcium gluconate
    • -Aluminum Hydroxide
    • -Vitamin D
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NRN 202 Final Exam