ea0003p54 | Clinical Case Reports | BES2002
, Burr W
Presentation: A 66 year old woman, was admitted as an emergency with one week history of profound weakness ('had to crawl to the fridge to get milk for tea'), lethargy, productive cough and hypokalaemia (GP results: Na 141, K 1.5, bicarbonate 47 (23-28), Creatinine 54 (μmol/l). Her medication: Amlodipine 5 mg od, Bendrofluazide 2.5 mg od, Aspirin 75 mg.PMH: hypertension, moderate COPD and peripheral vascular disease. She smoked 20 cigarettes a day an...