R. Pierce Jr John

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Management of hypokalemia in the hospital I. Problem/Condition. Hypokalemia is the most common electrolyte problem encountered by hospitalists, occurring in about 20% of patients sometime during their hospitalization. II. Diagnostic Approach A. What is the differential diagnosis for this problem? There are over 20 clinical etiologies of hypokalemia. It is useful to think about etiologies…

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