Hyperphosphatemia - Symptoms, Causes & Treatment


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Which medication is most commonly used to treat hyperphosphatemia?

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1. Hyperphosphatemia is a condition where the blood has too ___ of ___.

2. Which vitamin is needed to absorb phosphate?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of what hyperphosphatemia is and medications that can be used to treat it. Students will be tested on the three primary causes of hyperphosphatemia and an eye condition that can cause hyperphosphatemia.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Medication used to treat hyperphosphatemia
  • Hyperphosphatemia
  • The vitamin needed to absorb phosphate
  • The eye condition linked to hyperphosphatemia
  • The three primary causes of hyperphosphatemia

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the hyperphosphatemia lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the eye condition that is linked to hyperphosphatemia
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about a vitamin that is needed to absorb hyperphosphatemia

Additional Learning

To learn more about hyperphosphatemia, review the lesson titled Hyperphosphatemia - Symptoms, Causes & Treatment. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Identify hyperphosphatemia and what the normal range of phosphate should be
  • Review the causes of hyperphosphatemia, such as excessive intake of phosphates and inadequate excretion of phosphates
  • Learn about the symptoms of hyperphosphatemia, such as decreased calcium levels and muscle cramps
  • Recall how hyperphosphatemia is treated