ICU Protocols pp 447-454 | Cite as

Hypokalemia and Hyperkalemia

  • Subhash Todi
  • Rajesh Chawla


Disorder of potassium balance—both hypo- and hyperkalemia—is a common finding in the ICU. These abnormalities might be subtle requiring minimal intervention or life-threatening requiring urgent measures. A methodological approach is warranted to manage this problem.


Serum Potassium Calcium Gluconate Serum Potassium Concentration Intestinal Necrosis Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Critical Care & EmergencyA.M.R.I. HospitalKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Department of Respiratory, Critical Care & Sleep MedicineIndraprastha Apollo HospitalsNew DelhiIndia

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