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Wanna hear a Sodium joke?
Wanna hear a potassium joke, then?
Na concentration (mmol/L)
0.9% Normal Saline: 154
Chicken noodle soup: 173
3% saline: 513
Amp of NaHCO3 (8.4%): 1,000
Soy Sauce: 2,904
Pro Tip: when naming your cat always make it at least 8 letters and numbers to make future passwords easier to remember.
If you think EKG findings are predictive of hyperkalemia arrest: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18235147
PBF: http://www.pbfluids.com/search?q=Hyperkalemia&m=1 … pic.twitter.com/pGsBur1Jh4
If you have a confusing case, slow down and listen to the patient. Eventually they will tell you the diagnosis.
Salt whisperer. AOx3, VSS, PERRLA, S1, S2, RRR, CTA, no HSM, no edema.