Fluid & Electrolyte Imbalances: Manifestations, Causes, Care & Effects


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________ is the term used to describe abnormally high concentrations of potassium in the body.

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1. If you suffer from continual vomiting and diarrhea, you could develop ______, which is defined as abnormally high levels of sodium.

2. Because your ______ filters fluids and electrolytes, problems with it can cause fluid and electrolyte imbalances.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Our helpful quiz contains multiple-choice questions you can use to check your comprehension of electrolyte and fluid imbalances. These questions will concern subjects including what it's called when someone has abnormally high levels of sodium and the symptoms experienced by someone with an electrolyte imbalance.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take this quiz to see if you know:

  • The term that describes abnormally high concentrations of potassium
  • What having abnormally high levels of sodium is called
  • Which bodily organ filters fluids and electrolytes
  • The symptoms of an electrolyte imbalance
  • A quick and efficient way to replace lost fluids

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the organ that filters fluids and electrolytes
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a quick way to replace fluids that have been lost due to vomiting or diarrhea
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on fluid and electrolyte imbalances

Additional Learning

Learning more about this subject is simple with our professionally written lesson titled Fluid & Electrolyte Imbalances: Manifestations, Causes, Care & Effects. After completing this lesson, you should be able to answer these quiz questions and meet these objectives:

  • Explain what electrolytes are
  • Differentiate between 'hyper' and 'hypo'
  • Detail the conditions that can lead to electrolyte imbalance