Evaluation of an Intravenous Potassium Dosing Algorithm for Hypokalemic Critically Ill Patients.
1 Department of Pharmacy, University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
2 Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
3 Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
- Published Article
JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition
- Publication Date
Jul 01, 2017
The Nutrition Support Service-guided IV K dosing algorithm was safe for patients with mild and moderate hypokalemia and efficacious for those with moderate hypokalemia. Further study in patients with severe hypokalemia (serum K, <3 mEq/L) is warranted.
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