Shinwa Masih, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

Shinwa Masih

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Hyperkalemia

Hyperkalemia I. Definition Hyperkalemia refers to excess potassium in the serum or plasma with potassium ion concentration greater than the upper limit of normal. The normal concentration of potassium in the serum ranges between 3.5-5.2 mEq/L with slight reference range variability among different clinical laboratories. Hyperkalemia is a common occurrence in hospitalized patients, ranging from…

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