Hyperkalemia in the ED

November 15, 2021 00:28:29
Hyperkalemia in the ED
Critical Care Perspectives in Emergency Medicine
Hyperkalemia in the ED
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Show Notes

Hyperkalemia is a life-threatening electrolyte disorder that is commonly encountered in the ED and ICU.  In this podcast we review the latest evidence in the management of hyperkalemia based on a recently published consensus-based panel. https://ccpem.blog/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/CCPEM-Hyperkalemia-in-the-Emergency-Department.pdf

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