Definition of hypokalemia in English:
Deficiency of potassium in the bloodstream.
- Underlying causes of atrial fibrillation should be treated, including infection, congestive heart failure, hypoxia, hypokalemia and pneumonia.
- We have found aldosterone antagonists especially helpful in patients with persistent hypokalemia despite potassium replacement.
- More potassium is given if hypokalemia is present.
- Example sentences
- Hypochloremic, hypokalemic, or metabolic alkalosis might be present in patients who purge.
- A report in the Internal Medicine Journal describes a patient with chronic caffeine toxicity manifesting as hypokalaemic myopathy.
- Consumers should not take glycyrrhizin while fasting or if they are hypokalemic, pregnant, or diabetic.
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