Question: A Patient With Hypertension Was Treated With ACE Inhibitor. He Developed Irregular Heart Rate And Was Admitted To The Hospital. His Blood Work Shows Hyperkalemia. Based On Your Knowledge On Cardiovascular And Renal Physiology: A. Explain Why The Patient Developed A High K+ Concentration (4 Points). B. Explain How Hyperkalemia Affects The Resting Membrane …
A patient with hypertension was treated withACE inhibitor. He developed irregular heart rateand was admitted to the hospital. His blood work showshyperkalemia. Based on your knowledge oncardiovascular and renal physiology:
A. Explain why the patient developed a high K+concentration (4 points).
B. Explain how hyperkalemia affects the resting membranepotential of the cardiac muscle (3 points).
Answer this question in 100-150 words
(Estimated time to answer is 10 minutes). **this is a 7mark question, requires a detailed response**