To those who are interested,

I have added another EM guidemap to my website at

The subject is "hypokalemia" and I have created a concise guide to the
ED management of hypokalemia. I have also included a comprehensive list
of causes of hypokalemia in the appendix section of the guidemap, so
that a curious EP can access a detailed list prn. I suspect that many
EPs simply treat hypokalemia and do not make a serious attempt to
determine the etiological diagnosis. I have however included a
simplified diagnostic approach (in the medical decision-making section
of the guidemap) that may help an EP determine the likely etiology of
the hypokalemia.

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