Ep4: Hypernatremia (FRIED, SWINE, SALT, MODEL)

Ep4: Hypernatremia (FRIED, SWINE, SALT, MODEL)

Hypernatremia Nursing Mnemonic

 

You are FRIED from learning about sodium

 

Flushed skin

Restlessness:  irritability

Increased fluid retention and increased BP

Edema:  peripheral and pitting

Decreased urinary output, dry mouth

 

SWINE  

(bacon has high amounts of sodium)

 

Sleepy – lethargy (typically the very first sign!)

Weakness

Irritability

Neuromuscular . . .