Flashcards in Trulearn- Fluids and Electrolytes Deck (8)
what is symptom of hypermagnesemia?
flaccid paralysis, hypotension
how do you manage pt with severe hypercalcemia (>15mg/dL, EKG changes)
vigorous resuscitation with NS
FENA is not a reliable indicator of volume status in what patient populations?
CHF or underlying kidney disease
which organ has the highest secretion of potassium?
what is mechanism that hypomag perpetuates hypocalcemia?
1. Hypomag decreases end organ response to PTH
2. Hypomag also suppresses PTH release
What is half life of serum albumin?
21 days: thus biomarker for long-term nutritional status
what is half life of transferrin?