Ep3: Hyperkalemia (MACHINE, MURDER, AIRED)

Ep3: Hyperkalemia (MACHINE, MURDER, AIRED)

Hyperkalemia Nursing Mnemonics

 

The hyperkalemia MACHINE 

 

Medications – ACE Inhibitors, NSAIDS, potassium-sparing diuretics

Acidosis – Metabolic and respiratory

Cellular destruction – burns, traumatic injury, hemolysis

Hypoaldosteronism – Addison’s

Intake- excessive

Nephrons- renal failure

Excretion – Impaired

 

MURDER
Muscle weakness

Urine- oliguria, anuria

Respiratory distress

Decreased cardiac contractility

ECG changes

Reflexes . . .