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When monitoring a patient for signs of hypokalemia, the nurse looks for what early sign?

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Asked by RNSTUDENT, Last updated: Dec 18, 2019

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Answered Aug 05, 2019

Muscle weakness

Muscle weakness is an early symptom of hypokalemia, as are hypotension, lethargy, mental confusion, and nausea. Cardiac dysrhythmias are a late symptom of hypokalemia. The...Read More
 

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