Electrolyte affect can be associated with dehydration a Increased K Wide QRS b

Electrolyte affect can be associated with dehydration

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5. Electrolyte affect (can be associated with dehydration) a. Increased K+- Wide QRSb. Decreased K+ -Flat Tc. Increased C2+- short QTd. Decreased C2+ -long QT6. Atherosclerosis– (P. 607) a form of arteriosclerosis (abnormal thickening and hardening ofof the vessel walls) which is caused by soft deposits of intra-arterial fat andfibrin that harden over time. 7. Aneurysms– (P.604) abnormal localized dilation of a blood vessel 8. Primary (essential) Hypertension – (P. 600) genetic predisposition including: i. family history ii. advanced age iii. gender (men younger than 55 yrs and women older than 74 iv. African American/black race v. high dietary sodium intake vi. diabetes mellitus, smoking, obesity, and heavy alcohol consumption vii. low dietary potassium calcium, and magnesium. 35
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