Fast Five Quiz: Hyperkalemia Signs and Symptoms

A. Brent Alper, Jr, MD, MPH


January 19, 2021

In patients with hyperkalemia, vital signs are generally normal, except occasionally bradycardia (due to heart block) or tachypnea (due to muscle weakness). Other underlying conditions may contribute to the development of hyperkalemia and should be investigated once hyperkalemia has been established.

Learn more about the presentation of hyperkalemia.


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