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Hyperkalaemia

  • G. M. Woerlee
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Part of the Developments in Critical Care Medicine and Anesthesiology book series (DCCA, volume 18)

Abstract

Some of the causes of hyperkalemia of relevance to anaesthetic practice are listed below. There are of course many more possible causes, but the reader is referred to an excellent review by DeFronzo et al [1] for a more detailed discussion of these.

Keywords

AMERICAN Heart Journal Plasma Potassium Neuromuscular Blocking Drug Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate Plasma Potassium Concentration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. M. Woerlee
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnaesthesiaUniversity Hospital of LeidenThe Netherlands

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