Hyperkalemia

K of 5-7 will cause tall peaked T waves with narrow base.

K of 8-11 will cause widder QRS segment. PR segment prolongs. P wave dissappers.

Give dextrose and insulin. 20 percent dextrose solution with one unit of insulin for each 2 grams of dextrose.

Dialysis maybe necessary.

Kaexalate.

 

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