What Is Hypokalemia? - Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment


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Hypokalemia occurs when there are

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1. Which of the following will cause hypokalemia?

2. Symptoms of hypokalemia include:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Information that you should be comfortable with in order to pass the quiz includes the organs that are susceptible to hypokalemia and the treatment for this condition. You'll receive your quiz scores as soon as you finish.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the worksheet and quiz to reinforce what you've learned about the following:

  • Causes of hypokalemia
  • Vulnerable organs
  • Symptoms of hypokalemia
  • Treatment for hypokalemia
  • How hypokalemia occurs

Skills Practiced

The following skills will be tested by the quiz and worksheet:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about how hypokalemia occurs
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the causes of hypokalemia
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what hypokalemia effects and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To better understand hypokalemia, review the related lesson titled What Is Hypokalemia? - Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment. The lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Identify the importance of potassium in the body and how it contributes to cell function
  • Learn about the different causes of hypokalemia
  • Review the symptoms and the treatment for hypokalemia