1024PotassiumIonsDiagnosticWorksheet

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Unformatted text preview: Dr. Jim Bloxton NAME CHEM 1024 Potassium Ions Diagnostic Worksheet The normal concentration of potassium ions in blood serum is 3.5 5.0 mg/dL. 1. A patient has a potassium ion level in the blood serum of 3.3 mg/dL. This patient is diabetic and is using medication that causes an increase in the amount of insulin that their body produces. Give an initial diagnosis, suggest any possible treatment options and suggest any methods of prevention. If possible justify your diagnosis and treatment options. 2. A patient has a potassium ion level in the blood serum of 4.0 mg/dL. This patient has normal kidney function and is using thiazide. Give an initial diagnosis, suggest any possible treatment options and suggest any methods of prevention. If possible justify your diagnosis and treatment options. 3. A patient has a potassium ion level in the blood serum of 3.25 mg/dL. This patient has normal kidney function. This patient is using albuterol to treat asthma....
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2011 for the course CHEM 1024 taught by Professor Bloxton during the Spring '08 term at Temple.

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