Monday, 8 April 2013


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The body requires the presence of certain ions that can deliver its functions at the cellular level correctly. Kalium potassium or is a cation which is located inside cells (intracellular) in 98% of cases and only 2% is outside. This distribution is necessary for muscles and nervous system working properly. The concentration of potassium in the blood is called kalemia and normal values ​​range between 3.5 - 5.0 mEq / liter. Hypokalemia is decreasing concentration below 3.5 mEq / liter.

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