Random Nursing Bullets 3

  1. Hyperkalemia is a potentially serious condition that, in a client undergoing treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma, could indicate tumor lysis syndrome.
  2. A client with Stevens-Johnson syndrome is at risk of severe skin integrity issues, including blistering and shedding, which can increase the risk of infection.
  3. Tongue blades are contraindicated with acute epiglottitis and may cause the epiglottis to spasm.
  4. The classic signs of epiglottitis are drooling, sitting upright, and leaning forward with chin thrust out, mouth open, and tongue protruding.
  5. Keep a child with epiglottitis upright to ease breathing and prevent aspiration or airway obstruction.
  6. Cotard delusion (Cotard syndrome), is a mental disorder characterized by the belief that one is dead, has lost their body, or has become non-existent.
  7. Cotard delusion is often accompanied by signs of depression and suicidal thoughts.
  8. Pregnant women should be advised that there is no safe level of alcohol intake.
  9. Nitrous oxide is the most used gas anesthetic agent.
  10. The goal in diverticulosis is to prevent constipation making high-fiber as an appropriate diet.

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