Hyperkalemia: Causes, Effects on the Heart, Pathophysiology, Treatment, Animation.

Hyperkalemia refers to abnormally high levels of potassium in the blood. In normal circumstances, more than 90% of the total body potassium is INTRAcellular; the remaining is in the EXTRAcellular fluid and blood plasma. The ratio of INTRAcellular to EXTRAcellular potassium is important for generation of action potentials and is essential for normal functions of…

Heart Disease Prevention / Jennifer Friend, ANP

– Things that I talk to patients about in terms of prevention are really just general lifestyle issues that we all sort ofstruggle with, I believe in our current society and that is just keeping your weight down making sure that you exercisea little bit everyday. It's really talking aboutjust walking everyday. I tell patients…