Hypernatremia: Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment


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What is hypernatremia?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of hypernatremia?

2. Treatments for hypernatremia should always ______.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the quiz/worksheet combo to test your knowledge of hypernatremia. Assessment items will cover symptoms and causes of hypernatremia along with other facts covered in the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • The definition of herpernatrmia
  • Symptoms of hypernatremia
  • Treatments for hypernatremia
  • The location of sodium in the body
  • Sodium levels that are considered hypernatremia

Skills Practiced

Practiced skills include:

  • Information Recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the treatments for hypernatremia
  • Knowledge Application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the symptoms of hypernatremia
  • Interpreting Information- verify that you can read information regarding hypernatremia and interpret it accurately

Additional Learning

To learn more about hypernatremia, review the accompanying lesson, 'Hypernatremia: Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatments.' The objectives covered include:

  • Determine the causes of hypernatremia
  • Review a diagram depicting normal sodium/water levels and hypernatremia
  • Understand the necessary balance of sodium and water in the body
  • Review the symptoms and treatments of hypernatremia