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1

what is symptom of hypermagnesemia?

flaccid paralysis, hypotension

2

how do you manage pt with severe hypercalcemia (>15mg/dL, EKG changes)

vigorous resuscitation with NS

3

FENA is not a reliable indicator of volume status in what patient populations?

CHF or underlying kidney disease

4

which organ has the highest secretion of potassium?

colon

5

what is mechanism that hypomag perpetuates hypocalcemia?

1. Hypomag decreases end organ response to PTH
2. Hypomag also suppresses PTH release

6

What is half life of serum albumin?

21 days: thus biomarker for long-term nutritional status

7

what is half life of transferrin?

4 days

8

what is half life of prealbumin?

24-48 hours