#137 Hypokalemia & Potassium Repletion: 5 Pearls Segment

34m | Oct 18, 2023

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What is the evidence behind K+ repletion? What is a framework to think through for hypokalemia? What are the different repletion formulations and what else can you do to mitigate hypokalemia? Stepping back, do we really need to get labs every single day?!

CME : || Show Notes & Transcript


  • 01:45 Pearl 1: Evidence for potassium repletion 
  • 09:10 Pearl 2: Framework for hypokalemia
  • 17:09 Pearl 3: Repletion goals
  • 23:00 Pearl 4: Options for hypokalemia treatment
  • 29:13 Pearl 5: Frequency of lab checks and repletion

Tags: IMCore, CoreIM, nephrology, hospital medicine, potassium diet, interprofessional education

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