What type of medication is furosemide and how does it work? What are the advantages of this classification of diuretics? Explain your answer. (USLO 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.6)
Abnormal electrolytes and other laboratory test results may occur when taking loop diuretics. Explain the imbalances. Would the following serum electrolyte and laboratory values be expected to increase, decrease or remain unchanged? (USLO 6.3, 6.6, 6.8)

  3. What is the teaching for patients taking loop diuretics?