Hyperkalemia

Hyperkalemia 1

Hyperkalemia 2

 

Treatment:

  • If severe hyperkalemia or ECG changes -> first give IV Ca (stabilized RMP of myocardium)
  • Potassium shifters: glucose + insulin, sodium bicarb (causes alkalosis)
  • K elimnation: Kayexalate, hemodialysis, furosemide

 


Download the PDF version: here


References:

  • Step up to medicine
  • Dr Alqahtani’s lecture

 

 

 

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