What is Hypercalcemia? - Causes, Symptoms & Treatment


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Hypercalcemia is a condition where there is too much ___ in the blood.

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1. What part of the body is responsible for regulating calcium in the blood stream?

2. Which of the following can cause hypercalcemia?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will gauge how much you understand hypercalcemia. Information you should be comfortable with include a medication that helps rebuild bones and the symptoms of hypercalcemia.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz/worksheet combo will test you on the following:

  • Causes of hypercalcemia
  • Medication used to rebuild bone
  • Amount of calcium in the blood with hypercalcemia
  • Symptoms of hypercalcemia
  • Part of the body responsible for regulating calcium

Skills Practiced

The subsequent quiz and worksheet will allow you to master the following abilities:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding hypercalcemia and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the level of calcium present in the blood with hypercalcemia
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the part of the body responsible for regulating calcium levels in the blood

Additional Learning

To increase the amount of knowledge you have on hypercalcemia, check the related lesson titled What is Hypercalcemia? - Causes, Symptoms & Treatment. The lesson contains these objectives:

  • Identify what hypercalcemia is and how it is harmful to the body
  • Recall the causes of hypercalcemia
  • Review the different symptoms people experience with hypercalcemia
  • Learn the treatment options available for hypercalcemia