MEDICAL INTERPRETING: Medications Diagram. A visual representation of common medications -Antipsych, Stimulants, Hallucinogens, Depressants- that can come up during interpreting jobs in general but especially medical work. Their categories and spellings.
Hyperkalemia Hyperkalemia means an abnormal high level of potassium in the blood. This condition is a medical emergency since it can cause cardiac arrest. Some management are: insulin (to increase cellular reuptake); a gluconate (antagonize cardiac effect); Na bicarbonate (reverse acidosis); kayexalate (K exchange resin); dialysis; and diuretics.