Current views on the diagnosis and management of hypokalaemia in children

@article{Zieg2016CurrentVO,
  title={Current views on the diagnosis and management of hypokalaemia in children},
  author={Jakub Zieg and Lucie Gonsorc{\'i}kov{\'a} and Daniel Landau},
  journal={Acta Paediatrica},
  year={2016},
  volume={105}
}
Hypokalaemia is a common electrolyte disorder in children, caused by decreased potassium intake, increased gastrointestinal and urinary losses or transcellular shift. Patients with severe hypokalaemia may suffer from symptoms such as life‐threatening cardiac arrhythmias. The aim of our study was to review the aetiology of hypokalaemia, suggest a diagnostic algorithm and discuss the management of patients with various aetiologies of hypokalaemia. 
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