There has been, in recent years, a resurgence of interest in the need for potassium administration to patients, usually hypertensive, receiving diuretics and developing hypokalemia. Arguments for and against the routine administration of potassium to patients receiving diuretics have been advanced. The purpose of this review is to consider the evidence on both sides of this issue and to attempt to arrive at a reasonable recommendation.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Issue number||SUPPL. 25|
|State||Published - 1988|
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