Fast Five Quiz: Electrolyte Disorders

Vecihi Batuman, MD

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March 23, 2021

Although mild electrolyte disorders may be asymptomatic, imbalances may cause significant and serious symptoms, including heart problems, neurologic issues, and gastrointestinal concerns. Electrolyte disorders include those due to sodium levels (hyponatremia, hypernatremia), potassium levels (hypokalemia, hyperkalemia), and calcium (hypocalcemia, hypercalcemia).

Do you know key aspects of the presentation of these conditions, as well as best practices for workup and treatment? Make sure you are prepared to recognize and care for patients with common electrolyte disturbances with this quick quiz.

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