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Which would include which symptoms when assessing a patient who is receiving a loop diuretic, the nurse looks for the manifestations of potassium deficiency?

Asked by RNSTUDENT, Last updated: Jan 16, 2020

 

1. Dyspnea
2. Constipation
3. Tinnitus
4. Muscle weakness
5. Leg cramps
6. Lethargy


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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Jan 22, 2017

Muscle weakness
Leg cramps
Lethargy

Symptoms of hypokalemia include leg cramps with restlessness, muscle weakness, and decreased mental alertness. The other symptoms are not associated with hypokalemia.
 

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