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DI lecture hypokalemia Treatment Part 2

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At what serum K range do you give a patient an Oral K supplement?3 to 3.5 mEq/L
A pt has a serum k of 2.5 mEq/L, what kind of K supplement will you give the patient?IV or PO (2.5-3 mEq/L)
If a patient has a Serum K that is less than 2.5 mEq/L, what kind of K supplement will you give her?BOTH IV and PO
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A patient has a serum K of 3.1 mEq/L, what kind of K supplementation would you give the patient?Oral Supplementation
A patient has 1.6 mEq/L serum K, what supplementation would you give this patient?Both IV and PO
A patient has 2.9 mEq/L serum K, what would you give the patient?IV or PO
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What is the maximum concentration for K IV or Oral supplement?40 mEq/100 mL for IV or 40 mEq/L
You intend to give a patient a K IV supplement of 100 mEq/L, which line would you use, peripheral or Central line?Central line because you can administer at a higher rate.
What is the maximum infusion rate for Peripheral line?10 Meq/hr
What is the maximum infusion rate for Central line?20 mEq/hour
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What are the drugs used to treat hypokalemia? (1)Potassium Chloride (KCl) [1] Klor-Con, Capsule (CR), Micro-K, KCl Liquid, KCl IV solution
What are the drugs used to treat hypokalemia? (2)Potassium phosphate
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