When a hospital discharge summary have a medical diagnosis that is corrected such as hypokalemia. Is the diagnosis resolve.?

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  • 5 months ago

    certainly, a diagnosis is what you came in with and were worked up and treated for; hopefully most people go home with their diagnosis treated/corrected. And BTW, hypokalemia is LOW POTASSIUM not calcium/

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  • Pippin
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    5 months ago

    Hypokalemia is a lab result -- your calcium levels were low. That can be corrected, but the next step would be to determine WHY they were low, and if possibe, treat the underlying condition.

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    • Pippin
      Lv 7
      5 months agoReport

      You are correct. Momentary brain lapse. The rest of the comment still stands -- they need to figure out the cause.

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