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1. INR; prosthetic heartvalves

2. Intermediate acting insulin; white & cloudy solution.

3. Creatine kinase (CK); child; used to detect acute mi

4. Disappears 3-4 months

5. Evaluates response of FHR to stress of fetal movement.

6. Hemoglobin values - women; g/DL

7. HCO3 - Bicarbonate

8. WBC values - children

9. Contact precautions required.

10. Associated w/stress - experiences pain after meals - give antacids.

11. Monitors effectiveness of anticoagulation therapy

12. Add ___ - subtract ____ - Add ___

13. Lasts for up to one year.

14. Tests for the presence of tardive dyskinesia.

15. Normal ___ levels 8-20 units.

16. Adrenal glands do not produce sufficient steroid hormones

17. Severe headache from rapid onset of hypertension; profuse sweating.

18. Maintains balance.

19. Risk for laryngospasm; tracheostomy set needed by patient.

20. Facial swelling and proteinuria

21. Respiratory alkalosis

22. Creatine kinase (CK); women; used to detect acute mi

23. Taken w/meals and before bedtime; acne like rash.

24. Creatinine (CR) women

25. Respiratory acidosis

26. High LDL levels

27. Pain at umbilicus radiating down to groin; bulge in r/lower quad.

28. Cause CNS & Respiratory depression; contraindicated in head injuries.

29. WBC values - adults.

30. SaO2 levels

31. Digital sensitivity to cold caused by vasculitis of blood vessels in upper & lower extremities.

32. Support group for infertility

33. Treat w/steroid replacement for life.

34. Regulates cardiac rhythm - increasing cardiac output

35. Treats IBS

36. RBC values children; million/mm3

37. Daily weights - high protein diets.

38. HDL - men (good cholesterol)

39. RhoGAM is given to mothers who are ___ ____ - who have Rh - positive babies when baby has a negative coombs test.

40. Normal Magnesium levels

41. Infants born to diabetics are at greater risk to develope _____.

42. Hypothyroidism - slows all body functions.

43. ESR men

44. Most common complications is dysrhythmia - seeing drop in BP

45. Creatinine (CR) infant

46. Serum Albumin - detects protein malnutrition

47. Lack of coordination - muscle weakness - depressed/absent deep tendon reflexes - dysrhythmias; IV fluids - lasix - calcitonin.

48. Seconds/PTT; upper limit of normal

49. Metabolic alkalosis

50. Very long acting insulin; cannot be mixed with other insulins.