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What's the formula for corrected potassium level on a dka patient?

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Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Fluids

Fluids and correcting the DKA which will correct the glucose level over time which will drive the potassium into the cells and lower it.
Elevated glucose pulls potassium out of the cells and makes it look high.

In brief: Fluids

Fluids and correcting the DKA which will correct the glucose level over time which will drive the potassium into the cells and lower it.
Elevated glucose pulls potassium out of the cells and makes it look high.
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