causes of hypokalemia

Pediatric Hypokalemia

Potassium deficit or hypokalemia is a condition where the serum potassium in the blood becomes lower than its normal value of 3.5 meq/L.  It is common among pediatric patients who are critically ill. It reflects a total body insufficiency of potassium or associated with conditions that promote the shift of extracellular potassium into the intracellular […]