Signs of Electrolyte Imbalance

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Signs of Electrolyte Imbalance
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2013-08-03 15:08:17
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Electrolyte imbalance
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Electrolyte imbalance
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  1. Sodium Depletion
    Lethargy, hypotension, stomach cramping, vomiting, diarrhea
  2. Sodium Excess
    Edema, hypertonicity, red flushed skin, dry mucous membranes, thirst, elevated temperature
  3. Potassium Depletion
    Impaired skeletal muscle function, weakness, paralysis
  4. Potassium Excess
    Abdominal distention, weakness, diarrhea, paralysis
  5. Calcium Depletion
    Muscle cramping and twitching, numbness and tingling of fingers, toes and lips
  6. Calcium Excess
    Anorexia, nausea, weakness, vomiting, coma, constipation, apathy, depression, stupor, cardiac contractility
  7. Magnesium Depletion
    Cardiac dysrhythmias, neurotoxicity
  8. Magnesium Excess
    Flushing, sweating, hypothermia, paralysis, muscle excitability, cardiac depression

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