Monthly Archives: March 2012

Hyperkalemia, Questions

1.    What are the EKG manifestations associated with hyperkalemia?  Do these changes occur in a particular order? 2.    What is the role of Kayexalate in the treatment of hyperkalemia? 3.    Is there a threshold serum potassium level … Continue reading

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Viral Meningitis, “Answers”

1.  Are there any elements on history & physical that make you suspect viral meningitis in adult patients? Do you LP all patients you suspect have viral meningitis? Clinicians have long tried to identify elements of a patient’s history or … Continue reading

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