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Copy of Patho Concept Map
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Unresponsive to drug therapy, large goiters causing trachial compression, or possible malignancy. Surgical Antithyriod drugs such as propylthiouracil.
Beta blockers for symptomatic relief of thyrotoxicosis, such as Inderal.
Iodine Medication 80% of peaple treated with RIT end up with hypothyroidism, which leads to life long thyroid replacement therapy. RIT damages and destroys the thyroid.
Radioactive Iodine Therapy Treatment Signs and
Symptoms Causes Risk factors Complications Thyrotoxic Crisis Also called a Thyroid storm, this life-threatening condition develops in cases of untreated thyrotoxicosis, (hyperthyroidism). Symptoms are severe and may include: Agitation; Change in alertness (consciousness); Confusion; Diarrhea; Cardiac dysrhytmias, and death. Occurs more often in women, Mostely in 20-40 years old Graves Disease (Most Common), Toxic nodular goiter (if the nodules secrete thyriod hormone it is classified as toxic), Thyrioditis, Iodine tumor, Thyriod cancers. Neurosensory GI system Musculoskeletal Cardiovascular Integumentary Nervousness,
Weakness Increased appetite,
Hepatomegaly. Warm moist skin,
thin brittle nails,
Bruit over thyriod gland,
increased cardia output,
Nursing Interventions Administer antithyroid medication as ordered. D Monitor and record patient’s vital signs, weight, fluid intake, and urine output Q4hrs. I Evaluate serum electrolyte levels, and check for hyperglycemia and glycosuria.
I Pathophysiology Map *Patient Specific= Blue Text