A 92-year-old nursing home patient is brought into the emergency department with hyperosmolar hyperglycemic nonketotic coma (HHNC).
Assignment:Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Coma
A 92-year-old nursing home patient is brought into the emergency department with hyperosmolar hyperglycemic nonketotic coma (HHNC). Her fluid and…
A 92-year-old nursing home patient is brought into the emergency department with hyperosmolar hyperglycemic nonketotic coma (HHNC). Her fluid and electrolyte imbalances are at a critical level. Consider the types of fluid and electrolyte imbalances she may have, and what kinds of clinical manifestations due to these imbalances that you are likely to see
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