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A patient is admitted to the intensive care unit after sustaining a severe throat injury when falling from a tree. The nurse would evaluate imbalance of which electrolyte as indicating possible injury to the parathyroid glands?
1. Calcium
2. Sodium
3. Potassium
4. Magnesium
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High-Acuity Nursing


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Rationale:
1. The parathyroid glands secrete parathyroid hormone, which regulates calcium balance.
2. Sodium is not regulated by parathyroid hormones.
3. Potassium is not regulated by parathyroid hormones.
4. Magnesium is not regulated by parathyroid hormones.
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