Case Scenario: A 65-year-old man was hiking on a hot day. He wasout about three hours in 100-degree temperature. His overallphysical history is negative for disease and hikes frequently inthis climate. After his hike, he headed home but had to stop andcall 911. He becomes disoriented, tachycardic, and when reachingthe hospital had a blood pressure of 90/50.
Question: What electrolytes will be assessed first? You willneed to defend your answer using specific facts, data, and otherinformation drawn from the textbook and at least one othersupplemental source.