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12 Cards in this Set

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A past history of neck radiation is associated with this type of electrolyte abnormality.
E: Hypercalcemia: post-irradiation primary hyperparathyroidism
A: hypercal
Diabetic nephropathy causes this type of electrolyte abnormality.
E: Hyperkalemia
A: hyperk
This electrolyte abnormality is a side-effect of gentamicin but not of cisplatin.
E: Hypokalemia
A: hypok
Volume contraction will cause this electrolyte abnormality.
E: Hyperkalemia
A: hyperk
This electrolyte abnormality is commonly seen in alcoholics.
E: Hypophosphatemia
A: hypophos
This electrolyt abnormality is caused by acute tubular necrosis and tumor lysis syndrome.
E: Hyperphosphatemia
A: Hyperph
Renal failure patients with constipation may have this electrolyte abnormality.
E: Hypermagnesemia: patients have treated their condition with Mg containg laxatives
A: hypermag
What is the immediate treatement of hyperkalemia?
E: Calcium, insulin and glucose.
A: Cal, ins, gluc
This is electrolyte side-effect of both gentamicin and cisplatin.
E: Hypomagnesemia
A: hypomag
This electrolyte abnormality is occassionaly seen after treatment of pre-eclampsia.
E: hypermag
A: hyperm
This electrolyte abnormality is often treated with furosemide.
E: Hypercalcemia
A: hypercal
This electrolyte abnormalite is often treated with thiazides.
E: Hypocalcemia
A: hypocal