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Hyperkalaemia
Hyperkalaemia is a medical emergency - it can lead to cardiac arrest and death. Peaked T waves on the ECG is a characteristic change. Development of abnormal broad QRS complexes occurs and then ventricular fibrillation.
1. Calcium gluconate - to protect the heart
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Insulin/glucose - to move potassium into cells
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Calcium resonium - to remove potassium
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Find and treat underlying cause
Management
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