This protocol is for protocol electrolyte replacement in the ICU.
This protocol must be initiated by an order.
Patients with the following items cannot be managed by this protocol:
1. Renal impairment (SCr >250 umol/L or urine output < 30 mL/hr).
2. Renal replacement therapy (intermittent hemodialysis, continuous renal replacement therapy, or peritoneal dialysis).
3. Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) or hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state (HHS).
5. Parenteral nutrition.
6. Weight < 40 kg.
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