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What will happen if potassium chloride is injected into human blood?

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Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Potassium injection: Injecting potassium intravenously is dangerous and, depending on the amount of potassium given that way, can cause a cardiac arrest leading to death. Do not do so.

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