Those of you who have been following my blog for a while are probably familiar with “Celebrity Saturday” - I had originally chosen to analyze diseases that could be linked with celebrities because I find that relating nursing to pop culture helps me remember things better. Unfortunately for blogging purposes (but fortunately for celebrities!), this is a limited subject and I’ve run out of celebrities. I will now designate Saturdays for tips for taking the nursing boards (or, “NCLEX” as it’s called in the US). The content will consist of little reminders of things I didn’t pick up until I took a review course.
YOUR WEEKEND NCLEX TIP
Patients with small-cell lung cancer are always at risk for developing SIADH (syndrome of inappropriate anti-diuretic hormone hypersecretion).