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Problem: Which of the following situations is/are life threatening?A. hypokalemiaB. hyperkalemiaC. hypokalemia and hyperkalemiaD. neither hypokalemia nor hyperkalemia

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Hypokalemia: low levels of K+ ions in the blood

: causes fatigue, leg cramps, muscle weakness, constipation, and bradycardia (leading to cardiac arrest)

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Which of the following situations is/are life threatening?

A. hypokalemia

B. hyperkalemia

C. hypokalemia and hyperkalemia

D. neither hypokalemia nor hyperkalemia

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