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Default hemolysis and management of hyperkalemia

Hi all:

If patients have hemolysis, in case of potassium, should we treat if there is symptoms and not treat if patients are asymptomatic and then the next best step is to repeat samples? Because hemolysis can be both true hyperkalemia and peudohyperkalemia, do they differ from whether patients are symptomatic or not?

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