Management of severe hyperkalemia in the post-Kayexalate era

0 Introduction 0 There is increasing recognition that sodium polystyrene sulfonate (Kayexalate) is ineffective for the immediate management of severe hyperkalemia (Kamel 2012). ¬†With Kayexalate gone, there seems to be a gap in our treatment regimen.¬† I often encounter residents who know that Kayexalate isn’t helpful, but aren’t sure exactly how to treat hyperkalemia without … Continue reading Management of severe hyperkalemia in the post-Kayexalate era