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  1. HypernatremiaSkeletal muscle weakness that can effect the diaphragm & lead to resp. failure. (not sure)

          

  2. As a woman ages, intake of this mineral typically declines:Calcium.

          

  3. These are conditions which can interfere with the production of Parathyroid Hormone:Partial or complete surgical removal of the Parathyroids.

          

  4. What disease of the intestines can lead to a decrease in Ca absorbtion?Vitamin D.

          

  5. This is a simple classic way to assess for hypocalcemia:Trousseau's Sign, Chvostek's Sign.

          

  6. Hypocalcemia can occur as a result of this:Inadequate absorption of Ca from the intestines (ie: Crohn's Disease).

          

  7. HypernatremiaConfusion.

          

  8. Hypokalemiaweak pulse.

          

  9. When Ca levels go up:Phosphate levels go down.

          

  10. This is how many mins to leave the BP cuff on the elbow during a Trousseau's Test (to check for hypoCa):Positive.

          

  11. What gland recognizes a decrease in Ca?Phosphate levels go down.

          

  12. These are conditions which can interfere with the production of Parathyroid Hormone:Trousseau's Sign, Chvostek's Sign.

          

  13. Minimal changes in Ca level can do this:Have major negative effects in the body.

          

  14. Hyponatremia>145 mEq/L

          

  15. This is a simple classic way to assess for hypocalcemia:Trousseau's Sign.

          

  16. Tums is high in this:Calcium.

          

  17. A small amount of this mineral is found in extra-cellular fluid:Calcium.

          

  18. HyponatremiaMental status changes

          

  19. HyponatremiaConfusion

          

  20. HyperkalemiaMuscle cramps (unsure)

          

  21. Hypocalcemiahyperactive reflexes.

          

  22. HyponatremiaSkeletal muscle weakness that can effect the diaphragm & lead to resp. failure. (not sure)

          

  23. Acute hypocalcemia can occur d/t this:Surgery.

          

  24. HypercalcemiaMuscle cramps (unsure)

          

  25. Low CA in Pts d/t Hyperphosphatemia are typically those who have this problem:Chronic disease or poor intake.

          

  26. Hypocalcemia can occur as a result of this:Conditions that interfere w/the production of Parathyroid Hormone.

          

  27. Renal failure causes this:Hyperphosphatemia, l/t hypocalcemia.

          

  28. HypernatremiaMental status changes

          

  29. Ca and this mineral have an inverse relationship:Phosphate.

          

  30. When Phosphate levels go up:Ca levels go down.

          

  31. What disease of the intestines can lead to a decrease in Ca absorbtion?Chronic inflammatory bowel disease.

          

  32. Acute hypocalcemia can occur d/t this:Acute Pancreatitis.

          

  33. HypernatremiaMental status changes.

          

  34. When Ca levels go down:Phosphate levels go up.

          

  35. This mineral is needed for the proper functioning of excitable tissues (especially cardiac muscle):Calcium.

          

  36. HyponatremiaPersonality changes

          

  37. HypernatremiaSeizures.

          

  38. HypernatremiaAgitation.

          

  39. HyponatremiaConfusion.

          

  40. When Phosphate levels go down:Ca levels go up.

          

  41. Phostphate and this mineral have an inverse relationship:Calcium.

          

  42. What Vitamin aids in Ca absorption?Vitamin D.

          

  43. 'Trousseau' rhymes with this body part where it is done to check for hypocalcemia:Estrogen.

          

  44. HypernatremiaFluid balances

          

  45. Post-menopausal women lack this hormone that helps prevent bone loss:Estrogen.

          

  46. Hyponatremiadiarrhea

          

  47. Hyperkalemiairregular heart rate.

          

  48. What gland stimulates the bone to release some of it's stored Ca?Chronic inflammatory bowel disease.

          

  49. Hyponatremia>145 mEq/L

          

  50. Most patients develop hypocalcemia slowly d/t these:Surgery.

          

  51. Hypernatremia< 135 m/Eq/L

          

  52. HyponatremiaSeizures.

          

  53. HyponatremiaPersonality changes

          

  54. These are the two simple classic tests to assess for hypocalcemia:Trousseau's Sign, Chvostek's Sign.

          

  55. The CHeek tapping CHeek twitCHing test to CHeck for hypocalcemia is:Trousseau's Sign, Chvostek's Sign.

          

  56. If the fingers and hand spasms and the hand goes into palmar flexion during the Trousseau's test, the result is:Positive.

          

  57. HypercalcemiaOsteoporosis

          

  58. HypernatremiaDiarrhea and abdominal cramping.

          

  59. Hypocalcemia occurs when the serum Ca level falls below this:Inadequate absorption of Ca from the intestines (ie: Crohn's Disease).

          

  60. Jacque's Cousteau used depth & air gauges. You use a blood pressure gauge to check for this hypocalcemia sign:Calcium.

          

  61. HyponatremiaSkeletal muscle weakness that can effect the diaphragm & lead to resp. failure. (not sure)

          

  62. HypocalcemiaMuscle weakness

          

  63. Hyponatremia< 135 m/Eq/L

          

  64. HyponatremiaIncreased GI motility.

          

  65. If the face twitches/cheek twitches during a Chvotsek's test the test is:Chvostek's Sign.

          

  66. HypernatremiaUnusual contractions.

          

  67. Pts w/hyperphosphatemia often experience this:Hypocalcemia.

          

  68. HyponatremiaMuscle twitching.

          

  69. The normal value for serum Ca is this:Acute Pancreatitis.

          

  70. HypokalemiaMuscle weakness

          

  71. Calcium absorption can be insufficient d/t insufficient intake of this:Vitamin D.

          

  72. Insufficient intake of Vit D can prevent this:Have major negative effects in the body.

          

  73. Hypocalcemia can occur as a result of this:Surgery.

          

  74. A woman who is postmenopausal is most at risk for this:4.5-5.5 mEq/L.

          

  75. This is a mineral & is primarily stored in bones & teeth:Trousseau's Sign.

          

  76. Hyponatremianausea/vomiting