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  1. Manipulation of the Thyroid Gland during surgery can cause this:Thyrotoxic Crisis/Thyrotoxic Storm

          

  2. There is a release of large amounts of Thyroid Hormone during this condition:Thyrotoxic Crisis/Thyrotoxic Storm

          

  3. It it okay or not okay to give Thyroid Pts aspirin?Aspirin binds w/the same serum protein as T4, thus freeing up addl T4 into circulation. Give Acetaminophine for the fever

          

  4. This is a med. It is given to Pts exp. a Thyrotoxic Crisis/Thyrotoxic Storm to trt tachycardia & ctrl s/s:Pt is given oxygen, > HOB (the high metabolic state reqs more oxygen).

          

  5. This can occur in ppl who have Hyperthyroidism that is untreated:Thyrotoxic Crisis/Thyrotoxic Storm

          

  6. Coma and death (in 2 hrs if not treated) can occur with this Hyperthyroid state:Pt is given oxygen, > HOB (the high metabolic state reqs more oxygen).

          

  7. These are forms of Severe Hyperthryroidism:Thyrotoxic Crisis/Thyrotoxic Storm

          

  8. Tachycardia, high fever, htn (l/t heart failure then hypotension), dehydration, restlessness, and delirium are s/s of a:Thyrotoxic Crisis/Thyrotoxic Storm

          

  9. This can occur in ppl who are undergoing Thyroid surgery who've not been adeq. prepared w/anti-Thyroid meds:Thyrotoxic Crisis/Thyrotoxic Storm

          

  10. This can occur in ppl who have Hyperthyroidism:Not okay.

          

  11. This is why you don't give Thyroid Pts w/fever aspirin:Not okay.

          

  12. This are inteventions used in Pts exp. a Thyrotoxic Crisis/Thyrotoxic Storm:Pt is given oxygen, > HOB (the high metabolic state reqs more oxygen).

          

  13. This can occur in ppl who have Hyperthyroidism who develop another illness/stressor:Thyrotoxic Crisis/Thyrotoxic Storm