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High Output Stoma Management
Yes it may be: It depends on the surgery.There is incresed chance of blood loss during and after the surgery it is advisable to lower systolic to less than 140, if it is elective surgery. Emergency surgery can be done with elevated blood pressure as anesthetist can monitor the blood pressure and keep it under control during surgery and post op BP can be monitored by internist or family physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a damaged kidney ( by diabetes and high blood pressure ) increase functionality with proper care? What is recommended?
It depends : It depends on the level of the damage - assessed by the GFR (derived from a blood test). Sometimes ace inhibitors or arb can slow down the progression of the disease. Controlling the blood pressure and diabetes also slow down the progression of the disease, but unfortunately reversing it is almost impossible if the disease is advanced. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any feedback on high urinary output without excessive intake, electrolytes off in blood and 24hr urine. Also, High protein in urine, low nitrogen ua?
Nephrologist: A kidney specialist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. High urinary output out of proportion to fluid intake could be due to a pituitary gland problem,diabetes mellitus, or primary kidney disease. High protein in the urine suggests kidney damage. The nephrologist will order the appropriate tests and diagnose your problem. ...Read more
End stage liver failure dnr, hospice. Vitals low past month.. Pulse high an BP low jaundice what does this mean?
End stage liver dis: This does not sound encouraging. End stage liver suggests the buildup of toxins in the blood. Probably poor liver synthetic function with fluid leaving blood vessels and into the surrounding tissues and peritoneal space, hence the low blood pressure and high pulse rate. It is hard to say how long this condition can last......... ...Read more
What can cause high urinary output without excessive intake, electrolytes off in blood and 24hr urine. Also, High protein in urine, low nitrogen ua?
If cardiac output of 4 l/min is exercised maximally, and cardiac output increases to 8 l/min. What is the cardiac reserve?
No ascietes, taking diuretic 5mg, low bp, high pulse rate, less urine output alternate day, abdomen bloating..Pl advice?
What's the prognosis for frail geriatric esrd patient with 3-weekly hd, uncontrollable BP (> 180/100) and dm (fasting blood sugar >350)?
No!: Consult with your internist !Get a more detailed answer ›
Why would someone with high potassium/kidney failure need 24 hr nursing care after potassium is normalized? Mom in ICU.
Hard to say: There are a tremendous number of variables that go into the determination of patient needs. A blanket statement about a problem that may or may not resolve with treatment is mere speculation. Some with acute kidney failure improve well enough to go back to work, some require frequent dialysis.The proper assess can only be made knowing all the variables in the specific case. ...Read more
R/O DIABETES 2: HBA1C of 6.5 is the cut off for Diabetes 2, it is a very common condition. The first step is to focus on weight loss. Weight gain/Obesity is at the root of most adult onset diabetes . The fatty tissue absorbs insulin. And an appropriate treatment regimen will be started. I usually start with metformin .Follow up is essential every 3 mths.with monitoring of HBA1C. Also begin a gluten free diet. ...Read more
Low sodium, low fats: As above.Get a more detailed answer ›
Was in hospital for gallbladder removal heart rate low, in the 40 s, low sodium high glucose, any ideas?
Can a person with cardio, high blood pressure, diabetic and kidney problems use chlorophyll plus guarana?
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