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1

what EKG abnormality can be seen with hyperkalemia

peaked T waves

2

most common causes of hypokalemia

gastrointestinal or urinary losses due to vomitting, diarrhea or diuretics

3

manifestations of hypokalemia

weakness
glucose intolerance

4

manifestations of hypokalemia

severe muscle weakness or rhabdomyolysis
GI ileus
muscle cramps

5

EKG changes seen with hypokalemia

depression of ST segment, decrease in amplitude of the T wave and increase in the amplitude of U waves (occur at end of T wave)

6

normal serum levels of free T4 and T3 with a suppressed TSH level is claled what

subclinical hyperthyroidism

7

common PE findings w/ hyperthyroidism

warm and moist skin, fine and thin hair, tachycardia and possible a-fib

8

2 common features of Graves disease

ophthalmopathy and diffuse goiter

9

tx for symptoms of hyperthyroidism

beta blockers

10

preferred drug for pregnancy and hyperthyroidism

PTU

11

drug to make hyperthyroid patient euthryoid

methimazole

12

after euthryoidism is achieved with drug therapy what is the definitive therapy for hyperthyroidism

radioiodine