"Hypokalemia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Abnormally low potassium concentration in the blood. It may result from potassium loss by renal secretion or by the gastrointestinal route, as by vomiting or diarrhea. It may be manifested clinically by neuromuscular disorders ranging from weakness to paralysis, by electrocardiographic abnormalities (depression of the T wave and elevation of the U wave), by renal disease, and by gastrointestinal disorders. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Hypokalemia".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Hypokalemia".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hypokalemia" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Hypokalemia" was a major or minor topic of these publication.