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Hyperkalemia, “Answers”

1)    What are the EKG manifestations associated with hyperkalemia?  Do these changes occur in a predictable order? Hyperkalemia is one of the most lethal and treatable metabolic disturbances faced by emergency physicians.  Therefore, its rapid recognition and treatment is paramount … Continue reading

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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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