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  1. Low Cortisol l/t these s/s:Hypoglycemia & lower blood sugar, which leads to weakness, fatigue, wt. loss, confusion, psychosis, anorexia, & n/v (which l/t electrolyte imbalances).

          

  2. This is an intervention:Mineralocorticoid replacement.

          

  3. Ketoconazole does this:It blocks prod. of adrenal steroids.

          

  4. This is an intervention:Glucocorticoid replacement.

          

  5. This is 'Steroid Psychosis':Mental status changes: Irritability to psychosis.

          

  6. This hormone stimulates the breakdown of carbs:Cortisol

          

  7. This is an intervention:Surgery (if it's d/t a tumor).

          

  8. This is an intervention:I'm at Applebee's right now eating chips and salsa.

          

  9. This is an intervention:Radiation of the Adrenal glands.

          

  10. This med blocks the prod. of adrenal steroids:Ketoconazole

          

  11. This is an intervention:Alpha Blockers. (Phenoxybenzamine/Dibenzyline) to dilate blood vessels to ctrl acute htn.

          

  12. This can secondarily be d/t: 1) Dysfunction of the Pit or Hypothalamus. 2) Prolonged use of corticosteroids (it reduces the man. of hormones & occurs in Pts using long term cort. ther. being dc'd abruptly):Hyposecretion of Cortisol/Hydrocortisone, or Aldosterone, or both.

          

  13. Hyposecretion of Cortisol/Hydrocortisone, Aldosterone, or both manifests as this:Hypoglycemia & lower blood sugar, which leads to weakness, fatigue, wt. loss, confusion, psychosis, anorexia, & n/v (which l/t electrolyte imbalances).

          

  14. This is an intervention:Beta Blockers-block the heart & lungs beta adrenergic receptor/ reduce fight-or-flight s/s.

          

  15. Hypersecretion of Epinepherine & Norepinepherine d/t a tumor is called this condition:'Pheochromocytoma'.

          

  16. This is an intervention:Remove one or both Adrenal glands.

          

  17. This can be d/t: TB, fungal infection, AIDS, cancer, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, bilateral adrenalectomy:Hyposecretion of Cortisol/Hydrocortisone or Aldosterone, or both.

          

  18. These results are autoimmune in nature:Hyposecretion of Cortisol/Hydrocortisone, or Aldosterone, or both.

          

  19. These are s/s of low Cortisol:Mineralocorticoid replacement.

          

  20. This is an intervention:I'm at Applebee's right now eating chips and salsa.

          

  21. This is an intervention:I'm at Applebee's right now eating chips and salsa.

          

  22. This is true:Mineralocorticoid replacement.

          

  23. This action occurs when the Adrenal glands are atrophied, small, or misshapen, & are unable to produce adeq. amts of hormones:Hyposecretion of Cortisol/Hydrocortisone, or Aldosterone, or both.

          

  24. This can be Primary or Secondary in origin:Hyposecretion of Cortisol/Hydrocortisone, or Aldosterone, or both.