hyperkalemia

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hyperkalemia

[‚hī·pər·kə′lē·mē·ə]
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Dogs from breeds originating around the Pacific Rim, including the Akita, Shiba Inu, and Jindo, often have elevated potassium values.
Potassium binding resins are also very commonly used in the event of missed dialysis for patients receiving dialysis, or in patients with chronically elevated potassium due to ongoing CKD and concurrent use of ACE inhibitors or ARBs.
The causes of elevated potassium levels range from diminished kidney function, which occurs as we age, to adrenal gland problems (Addison's disease, for example), to medications.
Artificial seawater with elevated potassium (KASW) increased the creep rate in all samples of the isolated CA (Fig.
Jonathan recovered from his second cardiac surgery and elevated potassium.
Elevated potassium levels may result when the bleeding occurs, as potassium is released from blood cells (Salem & Batlle, 2001).
Ringer's lactate may be contraindicated with an elevated potassium level (Koerner, 1992).
While noting that the entire larval bodies are bathed in elevated potassium or cesium when larvae are treated with these ions, some authors have proposed that [K.
A strong correlation of elevated gold and elevated potassium (up to 7% potassium against a 2-3% background) together with the large extension (4,600 ft.
Q Could unexpected elevated potassium results be due to patient dehydration?
ARBs are generally well tolerated, with the most common side effects being elevated potassium levels, a cough--although this is less likely to occur with ARBs than with ACE inhibitors--headaches, dizziness, fatigue, a rash, diarrhea, and low blood pressure.

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