NAPLEX Practice Question # 65

NAPLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 65.


 

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sodium polystyrene sulfonate (SPS)

Treatment of hyperkalemia

  • Dialysis may be used to treat acute, life-threatening hyperkalemia (see II.F.7).
  • Calcium chloride or calcium gluconate
    • Mechanism of action and therapeutic eff ects. Calcium chloride or calcium gluconate replaces and maintains body calcium, counteracting the cardiac eff ects of acute hyperkalemia.

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