Electrolyte imbalance | Biology homework help


Title of Assignment: 

Electrolyte Imbalance

Purpose of Assignment: 

Identifying abnormal findings and treatment options for electrolyte imbalances is an expected function of a  healthcare team.

Course Competency(s):

· Determine the cellular functions required to regulate homeostasis.




Select an electrolyte from the list below. 


· Potassium

· Sodium

· Calcium

· Magnesium

· Phosphorus

In the table below, include the following information for the electrolyte you selected.

· Normal range of the lab value 

· Causes of excess (hyper) and deficiency (hypo)

· Signs and symptoms of excess (hyper) and deficiency (hypo)

· Treatment options for excess (hyper) and deficiency (hypo)


Use at least one scholarly source to support your findings. Examples of scholarly sources include academic journals, textbooks, reference texts, and CINAHL nursing guides. Be sure to cite your sources in-text and on a References page using APA format.


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Electrolyte   Normal Range 

Causes of   Hyper- 

(Include three   or more) 

Signs   and symptoms of Hyper-  

Treatment   of Hyper- 

Causes of   Hypo- 

(Include three or   more) 

Signs and   symptoms of Hypo- 

Treatment   of Hypo-