Comprehensive Therapy

, Volume 26, Issue 2, pp 114–120 | Cite as

Hypokalemia and metabolic alkalosis: Algorithms for combined clinical problem solving

  • Cynthia Bartholow
  • Frederick C. Whittier
  • Gregory W. Rutecki
Original Article


This article reviews an approach to patients with hypokalemia and metabolic alkalosis using the information obtained from spot urine chloride values, blood pressure determinations, and renin and aldosterone measurements in order to simplify clinical problem solving.


Renin Aldosterone Hypokalemia Metabolic Alkalosis Comp THER 
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© Humana Press Inc. 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cynthia Bartholow
    • 1
  • Frederick C. Whittier
    • 2
  • Gregory W. Rutecki
    • 1
  1. 1.Northwestern University Medical SchoolChicago
  2. 2.NEOUCOM-Affiliated HospitalsCanton

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