The control of potassium intoxication

  • P. B. B. Gatenby
  • G. E. Edwards


A case of severe potassium intoxication in uraemia is described where the condition was successfully controlled with intermittent intravenous glucose-insulin. Cortisone in heavy dosage and calcium gluconate were also administered but were of doubtful value.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. B. B. Gatenby
    • 1
  • G. E. Edwards
    • 1
  1. 1.From the Rotunda HospitalDublin

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