Thyroid Disorders Hesi Case Study Answers

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D.Somnolenceandcoldintolerance.

DiagnosticTests

Labworkplaysavitalroleinthediagnosisandmanagementofthyroiddisorders.Thenurseneedstobefamiliarwiththeparametersforbothhypothyroidismandhyperthyroidism.

TSH

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Thyroidscansareonemeansofevaluatingthethyroidglandforpresenceofanodule.Scanningalsodemonstratesthesize,shape,function,andpositionofthethyroidgland.RadioactiveiodineisadministeredPOorparenterally,andtheuptakeoftheiodinebythethyroidglandismeasured.ClientswithGrave'sdiseasewilldemonstrateanincreaseduptakeoftheradioactiveiodine.

5.Whichinformationinaclient'shistoryrepresentsacontraindicationtotheuseofradioactiveiodine?

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A.Presenceofagoiter.

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B.Shellfishallergy.

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C.Useofasaltsubstitute.

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D.Anticoagulanttherapy.Ms.Poolreportstothenursethatshetookanantidepressantforseveralmonths,butisnolongertakingthemedication.

6.Whichinterventionshouldthenurseimplementpriortothescan?

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A.Advisetheclientthatantidepressantusewillnotaffectthethyroidscan.

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B.AskMs.Poolhowlongithasbeensinceshequittakingtheantidepressants.

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C.NotifytheradiologydepartmentaboutMs.Pool'suseofantidepressants.

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D.EncourageMs.Pooltoverbalizeany.feelingsofdepressionsheis

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