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Nursing Mnemonics 2

Nursing Mnemonics 2

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NURSING MNEMONICS 2
COMPILED BY : EMMANUEL D. CUNA
Bravezetfortxtra.blogspot.comEmmancuna.blogspot.com
The HYPERKALEMIA "
Machine
" - Causes of Increased Serum K+M -Medications- ACE inhibitors, NSAIDSA - Acidosis - Metabolic and respiratoryC - Cellular destruction - Burns, traumatic injuryH - Hypoaldosteronism, hemolysisI - Intake - ExcesssiveN - Nephrons, renal failureE - Excretion - Impaired
MURDER 
Signs and Symptoms of Increased Serum K+
M- Muscle weakness
U- Urine, oliguria, anuria
R- Respiratory distress
D- Decreased cardiac contractility
E- ECG changes
 
R- Reflexes, hyperreflexia, or areflexia (flaccid)
HYPERNATREMIA
 
"You Are Fried"
F
- Fever (low grade), flushed skin
- Restless (irritable)
I
- Increased fluid retention and increased BP
E
-Edema(peripheral and pitting)
D
 - Decreased urinary output, dry mouthCan also use this one:SALTS = Skin flushedA = AgitationL = Low-grade feverT = Thirst"CATS" of "HYPOCALCEMIA"

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