This case report describes a complex trauma patient who develops hyperkalemia secondary to heparin. Heparin is a commonly used drug in trauma patients. Physicians need to be aware of this potentially harmful adverse reaction in these high-risk patients.
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Custodio, Marco and Thompson, Errington C.
"Hyperkalemia Secondary to Prophylactic Heparin Use in a Trauma Patient: Case Report,"
Marshall Journal of Medicine:
3, Article 12.
Available at: https://mds.marshall.edu/mjm/vol6/iss3/12