FP Essentials™

Electrolytes

Edition #459 | August 2017

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  • List the most common etiologies of hyponatremia and hypernatremia.
  • Prescribe appropriate treatments for patients with severe hyponatremia and hypernatremia.
  • Discuss the common etiologies of hypokalemia and hyperkalemia.
  • Describe the urgent treatment of hyperkalemia.
  • Identify drugs that can cause hypercalcemia.
  • List the laboratory tests used to distinguish hyperparathyroidism from other etiologies of hypercalcemia.
  • Prescribe appropriate rehydration solutions for children with gastroenteritis-related dehydration.
  • Recommend appropriate fluid management strategies for patients participating in high-intensity endurance athletic activities.
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