This video shows you how to spot clusters of endocrine signs and symptoms, assess them rapidly and thoroughly, uncover their most probable cause, and provide appropriate nursing care.
-how to distinguish the signs and symptoms of thyrotoxic crisis from those of myxedema.
-the easiest, most accurate techniques for thyroid gland inspection, palpation, and auscultation.
-how to differentiate between a thyroid bruit and a venous hum.
-why thyroid hormone excess may cause a widened pulse pressure.
which key laboratory values can pinpoint thyrotoxic crisis and myxedema.
-how to recognize Kussmaul's respirations and other cardinal signs of diabetic ketoacidosis.
-how to detect retinal changes in a patient with diabetic retinopathy.
...and much, much more.
-- Blanchard & Loeb website.