i need for help
so plzzzzzz help me
Mrs x is 55 years old female patient came to ER escorted by the EMT staff and wit history uncontrolled DM , initial assessment it revealed stuporus level of consciousness
decreased blood pressure, tachycardia , rapid respiratory rate (tachypnea)
en examination: she displayed flushed face, fruity odor comes out with her breath, VS: BP 90\63 P:129\MIN, RR32\MIN T37.8 the urin bag contained 2000cc within last 4 hours, her RBS was 600mg\dl
Based on biochemical basis explain the pathophysiology of the presenting s&s describe the appropriate emergency nursing intervention??
What do you conclude???
What OTHER s/s present what nursing diagnoses?
LOOK at the WHOLE picture...there's MORE...
The pt has Hx of DM, not just hyperglycemia...the lab value; what else does it tell you along with the s/s???
I would like to know what YOU see OP.
Last edit by LadyFree28 on Sep 29, '13