hyperkalemia

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higher than normal levels of potassium in the circulating blood

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Although phosphorus is a less immediate threat than elevated potassium, elevated phosphorus can wreak havoc on the renal patient over time.
Like ACE inhibitors, they are generally well tolerated, but these drugs also can cause elevated potassium levels, so the same dietary precautions apply as for ACE inhibitors.
1), elevated potassium (K) level (Kgreater than 7 mEq/L), BUNgreater than 100 mg/dL, serum creatinine greater than 8 mg/dL, bicarbonate (HCO3) less than 11 mEq/L, and signs and symptoms of severe volume loading.
Unrecognized pseudohyperkalemia as a cause of elevated potassium in patients with renal disease.
The consequences of the presented results were broadly communicated within our hospital to increase the physicians' awareness about falsely elevated potassium levels in capillary sampling, especially in the context of point-of-care testing, where the hemolytic index cannot be determined, and therefore no automatic comments can be generated.
Blood tests may show any of the following: elevated potassium, low sodium, elevated BUN and creatinine, elevated liver enzymes, low glucose, high calcium, low protein (albumin and globulin), anemia, low cholesterol, and metabolic acidosis.
Patients with acute increases in potassium concentrations are more likely to experience ECG changes than those with chronically elevated potassium concentrations (Rose, 2009).
As a result, someone taking it may experience elevated potassium levels, which could lead to life-threatening health issues.
Q I recently had some blood work done and was told I had slightly elevated potassium levels.
The RN identifies the patient's knowledge deficit of insulin action, appropriate treatment of hypoglycemia, and continued risk of recurring hypoglycemia and elevated potassium levels.
We used artificial seawater with elevated potassium concentration (KASW) as such an agent--elevated potassium being a universal muscle contractant that depolarizes the muscle cell membrane (Hodgkin and Horowicz, 1960).
The physiological mechanisms that cause elevated potassium in banked blood are not known.
Keith Harris, also of AFIP, reports that autopsies of sea otters that succumbed at treatment centers soon after their capture showed a number of more general problems, including shock, convulsions, anorexia, anemia, lymphopenia (decreased white blood cells, typical of stress), diarrhea, elevated potassium (common in diarrhea victims), and hypoglycemia (typical of animals that experience shock or stop eating).
The geochemical anomaly corresponds with a region, which high resolution airborne magnetic and radiometric surveys indicate, is dominated by an abrupt change in the magnetic field strength, and elevated potassium indicative of potassic alteration which is often associated with gold mineralization in the Red Lake District.
A In response to the question "Could elevated potassium results be due to dehydration?
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