A Comparison of Insulin Doses for the Treatment of Hyperkalemia in Patients with Renal Insufficiency.

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STUDY OBJECTIVE To compare the safety and efficacy of 5 units versus 10 units of insulin for the treatment of hyperkalemia in patients with renal insufficiency. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING Large academic medical center emergency department. PATIENTS Between March 1, 2008, and February 29, 2016, 675 patients met the inclusion criteria of… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/phar.2038

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