Hyperkalaemia in Adults

Author: Dr Hannah Delaney, Consultant Chemical Pathologist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

Date Published: September 2023

Date to Review: August 2028

Document Description:  Management pathway for adult patients presenting to a GP with hyperkalaemia.

Updated pathway reflects updates from the Renal Association and Think Kidneys Guidance: 

Changes-in-Kidney-Function-FINAL.pdf (thinkkidneys.nhs.uk) 

Renal Association Hyperkalaemia Guideline 2022 (ukkidney.org)

Please find below the hyperlink to the STH intranet site for Local Clinical Guidelines for GPs. In order to facilitate transmission of long URLs within pathology reports, each link also has an equivalent TinyURL.