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CCRN Barrons endo

CCRN - Barrons endocrine

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What is the biggest danger of hyponatremia? seizures
What is the specific gravity of dilute urine? 1.001-1.004
What level is the blood sugar of DKA? >250 mg/dL
What level is the blood sugar of HHS? >600 mg/dL
How long does it usually take to develop DKA? rapid over 1-2 days
How long does it usually take to develop HHS? slow, 5-7 days
Is there insulin production in DKA? no
Is there insulin production in HHS? yes, but in adequate
Is there acidosis in DKA? yes
Is there acidosis in HHS? no
If a diabetic patient become hypoglycemic and is receiving ____ agents, the initial signs of hypoglycemia may be masked. beta-adrenergic blocking agents
What is the serum osmolality of DKA? normal or high
What is the serum osmolality of HHS? >320 mOsm/kg
Breathing pattern of DKA? kussmaul
Breathing pattern of HHS? rapid, shallow
Created by: leidsmoe