Management of hyperkalemia in dialysis patients.


Hyperkalemia is common in patients with end-stage renal disease, and may result in serious electrocardiographic abnormalities. Dialysis is the definitive treatment of hyperkalemia in these patients. Intravenous calcium is used to stabilize the myocardium. Intravenous insulin and nebulized albuterol lower serum potassium acutely, by shifting it into the… (More)


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@article{Putcha2007ManagementOH, title={Management of hyperkalemia in dialysis patients.}, author={Nirupama Putcha and Michael A Allon}, journal={Seminars in dialysis}, year={2007}, volume={20 5}, pages={431-9} }