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Potassium is primarily an __ ion
Extensive tissue __ can liberate large quantities of potassium into extracellular fluids
Causing the concentration to reach dangerously __ levels
However, the most common cause is __
Which causes decreased __
Severe hyperkalaemia can cause __
Hyperkalaemia is a serum potassium of over __
Renal causes: __
Also drug effect on the kidneys: i.e. __
Causes of increased circulation potassium
Causes of potassium shift to extracellular space
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Hyperkalaemia, like other fluid|electrolyte imbalances, is often __
Non-specific symptoms of __ may occur
__ is occasionally a feature
__ must be carried out
A normocytic normochromic anaemia may indicate __
__ levels should be taken to rule out toxicity
__ should be undertaken to rule out acidosis related to DKA
ECG should be done to detect peaked __ waves
Any prolonged __
Wide __
Or missing __

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