Exploring the Evidence: Does Hemodialysis Dialysate Potassium Composition Matter?

Exploring the Evidence: Does Hemodialysis Dialysate Potassium Composition Matter?

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Issue: November-December 2015
Volume: Vol. 42, No. 6
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Goal
The purpose of this article is to review the literature related to hemodialysis dialysate potassium concentration on sudden cardiac death.

Objectives:

  1. Identify the role and importance of potassium in cardiac function.
  2. Discuss the evolution of knowledge related to varying potassium dialysate concentrations on reducing the risk of sudden cardiac death in persons on hemodialysis.
  3. Relate dietary and pharmacologic factors affecting serum potassium levels to the complexity of determining the appropriate potassium dialysate concentration.

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Virpal Kaur Dhillon
4/1/18 2:31 pm

I AM GLAD THAT I HAVE LEARNED LOT ABOUT POTASSIUM BATH TODAY.

Virpal Kaur Dhillon
4/1/18 2:33 pm

VERY GOOD ARTICLE