- Hyperkalemia is a potentially serious condition that, in a client undergoing treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma, could indicate tumor lysis syndrome.
- 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.
- Tongue blades are contraindicated with acute epiglottitis and may cause the epiglottis to spasm.
- The classic signs of epiglottitis are drooling, sitting upright, and leaning forward with chin thrust out, mouth open, and tongue protruding.
- Keep a child with epiglottitis upright to ease breathing and prevent aspiration or airway obstruction.
- 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.
- Cotard delusion is often accompanied by signs of depression and suicidal thoughts.
- Pregnant women should be advised that there is no safe level of alcohol intake.
- Nitrous oxide is the most used gas anesthetic agent.
- The goal in diverticulosis is to prevent constipation making high-fiber as an appropriate diet.
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