What is the role of ABG measurement in the diagnosis of hypokalemia (low potassium level)?

Updated: Dec 06, 2018
  • Author: Eleanor Lederer, MD, FASN; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Answer

If diuretic use has been excluded, measure arterial blood gases (ABG) and determine the acid-base balance.


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