Retrospective review of the frequency of ECG changes in hyperkalemia.

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Experimentally elevated potassium causes a clear pattern of electrocardiographic changes, but, clinically, the reliability of this pattern is unclear. Case reports suggest patients with renal insufficiency may have no electrocardiographic changes despite markedly elevated serum potassium. In a prospective series, 46% of patients… (More)
DOI: 10.2215/CJN.04611007

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