Hypokalemia Diagnostic Algorithm
To assess potassium ...
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Hypokalemia Diagnostic Algorithm
To assess potassium excretion: perform 24-hour urine collection or alternatively obtain potassium-to-creatinine ratio on a spot urine sample.
Check The TTKG: During hypokalemia (K⁺ <3.5 mEq/L), the TTKG should be <3; greater values suggest renal K wasting.

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