Hyperkalemia in the Best of the Web Directory


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Hyperkalemia is a condition where the potassium levels in the bloodstream are too high. There are several possible causes, including failure of the kidneys to excrete potassium effectively, certain medications, or kidney failure.

Information listed here describes this condition, causes, symptoms, and treatments for patients, their families and caregivers.
  • AAFP.org: Hyperkalemia

    Peer-reviewed article discusses stressors, chemicals, and disorders that can cause this condition, diagnostic tools, and medical management.

  • eMedicine: Hyperkalemia

    Clinical article provides description, blood level ranges, causes, common lab tests, and treatment.

  • MedicineNet: Hyperkalemia

    Describes this condition, its effects on the body, causes, diagnosis, and treatment.

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