Treatment and pathogenesis of acute hyperkalemia

  title={Treatment and pathogenesis of acute hyperkalemia},
  author={Yelena Mushiyakh and Harsh T Dangaria and Shahbaz Qavi and Noorjahan Ali and John Pannone and David Tompkins},
  booktitle={Journal of community hospital internal medicine perspectives},
This article focuses on the pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, and various treatment modalities for acute hyperkalemia and presents a systematic approach to selecting a treatment strategy. Hyperkalemia, a life-threatening condition caused by extracellular potassium shift or decreased renal potassium excretion, usually presents with non-specific symptoms… CONTINUE READING