Standing on the corner, minding my own business in the ER

Hyperkalemia myths from EMLyceum

Hi all,

Short post today, as I just want to acknowledge the great work of another blog over at EMLyceum.

The myths of hyperkalemia management are many.  While I have discussed the uselessness of kayexalate in my introductory post, I was thinking about discussing ECG changes and the “textbook progression” so often cited with peaked T-waves, loss of PR, widening of QRS and so on.

However, I don’t think I could do a better job than EMLyceum has already done, so head over there and check it out.  Their website also has many other great posts, set in a question and answer style for teaching.

Kudos to them!

Cheers,

Chris Bond

@SOCMOBEM

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  1. Hi. Just wanted to say that you are doing a great job presenting really interesting and useful information. Love reading this stuff.

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