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Companion Animal Practice
Feline hypokalaemia
  1. Séverine Hodson

    Séverine Hodson qualified from the University of Bristol in 1994, having gained an intercalated degree in anatomical sciences in 1992. She spent 16 months working for the PDSA in Bristol before taking up a Feline Advisory Bureau residency in feline medicine at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Edinburgh, in November 1995. She gained the certificate in small animal medicine in 1997. Her interests lie in all aspects of feline medicine and clinical pathology.


A DISTURBANCE in potassium balance is one of the most frequently identified electrolyte abnormalities in small animal practice. This article provides an overview of feline hypokalaemia, focusing on the causes, clinical signs and approach to treatment.

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