Tag: potassium

NCLEX Question 4

NCLEX Question 4

Patient is taking captopril (Capoten) and spironolactone (Aldactone). Which is the most important to monitor?A. Calcium level B. Sodium level C. Potassium level D. Blood urea nitrogen...
Basic Metabolic Panel

Basic Metabolic Panel Simplified

SODIUM Hypernatremia: Greater than 145 Signs and symptoms of hypernatremia: mental status changes, confusion, agitation, ataxia, convulsion, hypertension, tachycardia, decreased urine output, thirst, pulmonary edema, dyspnea,...


NCLEX Question 5

A patient with atrial fibrillation is ambulating and suddenly says, "I feel really dizzy." What should the nurse do?A. Assess the blood pressure B. Check...