Acute hyperkalemia leading to flaccid paralysis: a review of hyperkalemic manifestations

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Hyperkalemia can present with a spectrum of clinical manifestations with progressive EKG changes and life-threatening arrhythmias. Although no formal guidelines exist as to when to initiate treatment for hyperkalemia, it is generally recommended in clinically symptomatic patients with or without EKG changes. Timely diagnosis and reversal can relieve… (More)
DOI: 10.3402/jchimp.v5.27993

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