TITLE

Management of patients with acute hyperkalemia

AUTHOR(S)
Elliott, Meghan J.; Ronksley, Paul E.; Clase, Catherine M.; Ahmed, Sofia B.; Hemmelgarn, Brenda R.
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/19/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 15, p1631
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 72-year-old man who was referred by his family physician to the emergency department after the follow-up of hypertension and reporting fatigue and generalized weakness. The medical history of the patient includes type 2 diabetes, chronic kidney disease and peptic ulcer disease. His medications include acetylsalicylic acid, ramipril and metformin. Electrocardiography revealed that an urgent treatment of hyperkalemia was required for the patient.
ACCESSION #
54722978

 

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