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Name the 4 types of Hypothyroidism:

Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, and Hashimoto's Thyroiditis.

Name the 5 types of Hyperthyroidism:

Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, Grave's Disease, and Multinodular Goiter.

This blood serum lvl is monitored (& rationale) in the Pt w/Thyroid issues:

Serum Calcium levels are monitored. They are monitored for tetany.

This med is given to trt acute tetany:

IV Calcium Gluconate

Is this a form of Hypothyroidism or Hyperthyroidism?: Hashimoto's Thyroiditis.

Hypothyroidism

Is this a form of Hypothyroidism or Hyperthyroidism?: Grave's Disease.

Hyperthyroidism

Is this a form of Hypothyroidism or Hyperthyroidism?: Multinodular Goiter

Hyperthyroidism

This is a type of Hypothyroidism:

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

This is a type of Hyperthyroidism:

Grave's Disease

This is a type of Hyperthyroidism:

Multinodal Goiter

This is why serum CA levels monitored in Thyroid Pts:

Acute Tetany

CA Gluconate is used to treat this:

Acute Tetany

These are the 4 types of Hypothyroidism:

Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, and Hashimoto's Thyroiditis.

These are the 5 types of Hyperthyroidism:

Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, Grave's Disease, and Multinodular Goiter.

This is true:

There is a rare disorder (called 'Pituitary Necrosis') that occurs following pregnancy & delivery. The Pituitary Gland is destroyed!

This is the name of the surgery that can be used to treat 'exophthalmos':

Surgical Orbital Decompression

This med is given to trt acute tetany:

IV Calcium Gluconate

Is this a form of Hypothyroidism or Hyperthyroidism?: Hashimoto's Thyroiditis.

Hypothyroidism

Is this a form of Hypothyroidism or Hyperthyroidism?: Grave's Disease.

Hyperthyroidism

Is this a form of Hypothyroidism or Hyperthyroidism?: Multinodular Goiter

Hyperthyroidism

This is a type of Hypothyroidism:

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

This is a type of Hyperthyroidism:

Grave's Disease

This is a type of Hyperthyroidism:

Multinodal Goiter

This is why serum CA levels monitored in Thyroid Pts:

Acute Tetany

CA Gluconate treats what?

Acute Tetany

This gland is destroyed from a rare disorder following pregnancy & delivery:

Pituitary

This is an autoimmune disorder that destroys the Thyroid tissue and l/t Hypothyroidism:

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

Is Hashimoto's Thyroiditis a form of Hypothyroidism or Hyperthyroidism?

Hypothyroidism

Is Postpartum Pituitary Necrosis a form of Hypothyroidism or Hyperthyroidism?:

Hypothyroidism

This causes hyperlipidemia in Hypothyroidism:

Altered fat metabolism

These levels are checked in Pts w/Hypothyroidism:

TSH, Serum Cholesterol, Triglycerides

These levels are high in Pts w/Hypothyroidism:

Cholesterol, Triglycerides

If a Pts metabolic rate drops so low that it becomes life threatening the result is this:

Myxedema Coma

A 'Myxedema Coma' occurs in Pt's w/this:

Long standing, untreated Hypothyroidism.

Stress, infection, trauma, exposure to cold can l/t this:

Myxedema Coma

If a Pt becomes hypothermic (Temp < 95'), has < RR, < mental fxn, lethargy, <blood glucose, non-pitting edema of the face, hands, feet, this may be d/t this:

Myxedema Coma

Myxedema Coma Pts can die from this:

Respiratory Failure

This can occur in a Myxedema Coma:

Low Cardiac Output l/t decreased perfusion to the kidneys.

Pts w/long standing, untreated Hypothyroidism are at risk for this:

Myexdema Coma

This is one Nursing consideration for a Pt w/Hypothyroidism:

Constipation

This is one Nursing consideration for a Pt w/Hypothyroidism:

Impaired Skin Integrity

This is one Nursing consideration for a Pt w/Hypothyroidism:

Nutrition: More than req.

This is one Nursing consideration for a Pt w/Hypothyroidism:

Activity Intolerance.

Would the TSH lab value be low or high in Pts w/Hypothyroidism:

Low (clarify)

Would the Serum Cholesterol lab value be low or high in Pts w/Hypothyroidism:

High

Would the Triglyceride lab value be low or high in Pts w/Hypothyroidism:

High

Altered fat metabolism causes this in Hypothyroidism:

Hyperlipidemia

Is Multinodal Goiter a form of Hypothyroidism or Hyperthyroidism?

Hyperthyroidism

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