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Is Kayexalate Useful in the Treatment of Hyperkalemia in the Emergency Department?

Background:¬†Hyperkalemia is the most common electrolyte disorder seen in the Emergency Department and treatment of hyperkalemia is core knowledge of EM training for interns and focuses on: 1) Stabilization of cardiac myocytes with calcium salts 2) Temporary shifting of potassium …

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Endocrine, Metabolic, Fluid, and Electrolytes