Citrate Prescription


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NOTE:  Always consider citrate toxicity if calcium compensation > 100% calcium "gap" >2.5 or worsening acidaemia.


Potassium Supplementation in Renal Replacement (PRISMA)


Plasma potassium concAdd to 51 standard dialysate & replacement fluid solutionFinal dialysate & replacement fluid K+ conc.
>6.0 mmol/LNil to first bag and repeat serum K+ at 4 hours0 mmol/L
3.0 – 6.020 mmol4 mmol/L


If potassium supplementation exceeds that described above, it should be given parenterally in the normal way until a desired serum potassium concentration is achieved.


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Page last reviewed: 13 May 2014