Disconnecting

I was not able to disconnect this week at all. I have a lot of studying to do for the Exam on Wednesday. I also have other papers due for my other classes. I understand the importance of disconnecting but it is too difficult for me to do this week. I am not able to … Continue reading “Disconnecting”

I was not able to disconnect this week at all. I have a lot of studying to do for the Exam on Wednesday. I also have other papers due for my other classes. I understand the importance of disconnecting but it is too difficult for me to do this week. I am not able to connect with other humans this week unless it has to do with school because I am too busy. I wish I was able to :(.

Hydrochlorothiazide

Hydrochlorothiazide is a thiazide diuretic used to treat hypertension and edema. It is excreted mainly unchanged by the kidneys. This drug should be used cautiously with people with renal or hepatic impairment. This drug can precipitate azotemia and other associated effects of alterations in fluid and electrolyte balance.  It is important to monitor electrolytes, blood … Continue reading “Hydrochlorothiazide”

Hydrochlorothiazide is a thiazide diuretic used to treat hypertension and edema. It is excreted mainly unchanged by the kidneys. This drug should be used cautiously with people with renal or hepatic impairment. This drug can precipitate azotemia and other associated effects of alterations in fluid and electrolyte balance.  It is important to monitor electrolytes, blood glucose, BUN, serum creatinine, and uric acids before and throughout therapy. (Skyscape David Drug Guide)

Lab Values

My favorite electrolyte is sodium because I think its role in muscle contractions and nerve impulses is very interesting. The normal range for sodium is 135-145 mEq/L.  My least favorite electrolyte is phosphorous because I forget the lab value. The normal range for phosphorus is 2.5-4.5 mg/dL.  

My favorite electrolyte is sodium because I think its role in muscle contractions and nerve impulses is very interesting. The normal range for sodium is 135-145 mEq/L.  My least favorite electrolyte is phosphorous because I forget the lab value. The normal range for phosphorus is 2.5-4.5 mg/dL.

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