AH1 Hyperkalemia Case Study
Student Name(s): Sophia Reed
A 45-year-old patient who has a history of DM type 2 since the age of eight and HTN which was
detected last year.
He is being seen in the emergency department reporting muscle weakness and abdominal
The nurse made a clinical decision to obtain orthostatic vital signs.
Name three reasons to obtain orthostatic vital signs.
What is the correct method for obtaining orthostatic vital signs?