Abnormally low potassium
concentration in the blood
. It may result from potassium
loss by renal secretion or by the gastrointestinal route, as by vomiting
. It may be manifested clinically by neuromuscular disorders ranging from weakness to paralysis
, by electrocardiographic abnormalities
of the T wave and elevation of the U wave), by renal disease
, and by gastrointestinal disorders. (Dorland, 27th ed)
HYPOKALEMIA RISK FACTOR
Hypokalemia K <3.5
Hypokalemia is one of the many
to hypokalemia because of
This represents hypokalemia.
Diagnosis and therapies
Hypokalemia, Thiazide, Trans-tubular potassium gradient, Robert McCance, McCance, McCance Glacier, William McCance, Potassium in biology, Chester McCance, Gitelman
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Comments on "Hypokalemia"
- On Feb 22, I am going to have blood work done to see if I have hypokelemia. My doctors diagnosed me with cataplexy and sleep paralysis but I think they're on crack! I feel like crap all of the time and I wake up only able to move part of my arms and I'm al... (+)
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