NCLEX RN Practice Question # 866

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Practice Question # 866.


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Myxedema Coma:

▪ This rare but serious disorder results from persistently low thyroid production.

▪ Coma can be precipitated by acute illness, rapid withdrawal of thyroid medication, anesthesia and surgery, hypothermia, or the use of sedatives and opioid analgesics.

Assessment of Myxedema Coma:

  1. Hypotension
  2. Bradycardia
  3. Hypothermia
  4. Hyponatremia
  5. Hypoglycemia
  6. Generalized edema
  7. Respiratory failure
  8. Coma

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