Electrolyte disturbances: causes and management
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Which ONE of the following intravenous antibiotics has a high sodium content?CorrectIncorrect
Which ONE of the following is most likely to cause hypernatraemia?CorrectIncorrect
Which ONE of the following drugs is most likely to cause hypomagnesaemia?CorrectIncorrect
Which ONE of the following pairs of electrolyte disturbances is commonly seen in patients with chronic kidney disease stage 4 or 5?CorrectIncorrect
Which ONE of the following symptoms is most likely to be experienced by a patient with hyperphosphataemia?CorrectIncorrect
Which ONE of the following investigations is required to help identify the cause of hypocalcaemia?CorrectIncorrect
Which ONE of the following investigations is required to help identify the cause of hyponatraemia?CorrectIncorrect
Clinically significant symptoms of hypocalcaemia are experienced by all patients with a low calcium level. What is the usual level that a patient’s calcium level needs to fall below for them to experience these symptoms?CorrectIncorrect
Which ONE of the following statements relating to the management of hyponatraemia is true?CorrectIncorrect
Which ONE of the following best describes the mechanism of action of tolvaptan?CorrectIncorrect
When managing hypokalaemia, what is the maximum concentration of intravenous potassium that can be infused peripherally?CorrectIncorrect
Which ONE of the following treatments used for hyperkalaemia is given to stabilise the myocardium?CorrectIncorrect
Which ONE of the following statements about the management of hypercalcaemia is true?CorrectIncorrect
Patients with chronic kidney disease often experience hyperphosphataemia? Which ONE of the following statements about its management is true?CorrectIncorrect
Which ONE of the following statements about hypomagnesaemia is true?CorrectIncorrect