Unformatted text preview: be used as a piece of evidence to distinguish hypokalemia from hypocalcemia. 3. How does an overactive thyroid gland and a deficiency of vitamin D affect potassium ion levels and/or free calcium ion levels? Explain and give at least three possibilities. 4. What calcium or potassium ion disorder does administration of a loop diuretic prevent and why? 5. What is bone mobilization? How does bone mobilization affect potassium ion levels and/or free calcium ion levels? How can these effect(s) be prevented?...
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- Spring '08
- Chemistry, Dr. Jim Bloxton, free calcium ion, potassium ion levels, calcium ion levels