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Podcast # 371: EKG changes of Hyperkalemia

Emergency Medical Minute

Release Date: 08/28/2018

Author:  Jared Scott, MD

Educational Pearls:


  • EKG changes do not necessarily correlate to degree of hyperkalemia
  • Traditional progression through peaked T-waves, flattened p-waves, QRS widening, and then sine-waves before asystole




Mattu A, Brady WJ, Robinson DA. Electrocardiographic manifestations of hyperkalemia. Am J Emerg Med. 2000;18:721–729.