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Ontario's low risk alcohol drinking guidelines. Reduce your risk of breast cancer by drinking in moderation.

Ontario's low risk alcohol drinking guidelines. Reduce your risk of breast cancer by drinking in moderation.

The liver is a complex organ that is necessary for life. The liver receives almost all the blood flow from the digestive tract; thus, when you drink alcohol which is absorbed directly into the bloodstream, the liver is going to receive most of it and is going to have to break it down and try to rid your body of this poison.

The liver is a complex organ that is necessary for life. The liver receives almost all the blood flow from the digestive tract; thus, when you drink alcohol which is absorbed directly into the bloodstream, the liver is going to receive most of it and is going to have to break it down and try to rid your body of this poison.

Imagine skipping the mixer and just inhaling alcohol — literally. Smoking alcohol is a new dangerous and deadly trend.

Imagine skipping the mixer and just inhaling alcohol — literally. Smoking alcohol is a new dangerous and deadly trend.

Hypomagnesemia: Risk Factors: GI loss Alcoholism Diuretics Pancreatitis Hypocalcemia Hypokalemia Insulin resistance DKA Manifestations: Magnesium  1.8 mEq/L Tetany, cramps Increased DTRs Paresthesia Dysrhythmias Trousseau’s sign Chvostek’s sign Agitation, confusion Interventions: Seizure precautions Assess for difficulty swallowing Correct underlying cause IV magnesium Teach food sources NOTE: monitor for signs of magnesium toxicity with IV replacement and treat with cal

Hypomagnesemia: Risk Factors: GI loss Alcoholism Diuretics Pancreatitis Hypocalcemia Hypokalemia Insulin resistance DKA Manifestations: Magnesium 1.8 mEq/L Tetany, cramps Increased DTRs Paresthesia Dysrhythmias Trousseau’s sign Chvostek’s sign Agitation, confusion Interventions: Seizure precautions Assess for difficulty swallowing Correct underlying cause IV magnesium Teach food sources NOTE: monitor for signs of magnesium toxicity with IV replacement and treat with cal

50 Nursing Mnemonics and Acronyms (Chronic Diseases): http://www.nursebuff.com/chronic-diseases-nursing-mnemonics/

50 Nursing Mnemonics and Acronyms (Chronic Diseases): http://www.nursebuff.com/chronic-diseases-nursing-mnemonics/

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