Serum Potassium, K = 3.5-5.0 mEq/L
Serum Sodium, Na 135-147 mEq/LBUN - blood urea nitrogen 7-20 mg/dLBUN: Cr - creatinine ratio 10-20:1
2.2 what do these results mean?
Inc. BUN: Cr may indicate dehydration, GI bleeding, increased catabolism
Inc. BUN may indicate acute glomerulonephritis, ahminoglycosides, burns, chronic nephritis, dehydration, GI bleeding, renal failure, shock, stress
K is low but no critical (< 2.5 would be critical) could indicate alkalosis, ascites, burns, chronic pyelonephritis, bushings syndrome, diarrhea, low potassium intake, RTA type I II, VOMITTING, drugs: diuretics, salicylate, insulin
Na is low which could indicate AIDS, adrenal insufficiency, CHF, cirrhosis, cyclophosphamide, exercise, heavy sweating, nephrotic syndrome, NG suctioning, SIADH, VOMITING, water intoxication, Drugs: ACE inhibitors, D5W, diuretics, hypotonic saline, thiazides
2.2.1 do these labs diagnose her pain?
2.2.2 any immediate danger?
2.2.3 care for person with E& F imbalance
3 ER inserted an NG tube
4 IV running
5 still in pain
5.1 call Dr?
5.1.1 what else do I need to
know before I call?
5.2 has anything been
prescribed for her pain?
5.2.1 how long ago did she have it?
126.96.36.199 when's next dose?
5.3 pain score?
5.4 assessment & intervention PQRST
AS WELL AS BOWEL OBSTRUCTION AND PAIN
6 is she on any medications?
7 reason for going to the hospital?
8 Admitting diagnosis?
8.1 plan of treatment
8.2 diagnostic tests
10 More about her
10.1 family, social support,
10.1.1 power flower for interviewing
& integrating family