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Research & Reviews  467 results

Hypokalemia Workup

Mar 13th, 2023 - Approach Considerations Hypokalemia is defined as a condition in which the serum potassium level is less than 3.5 mEq/L (3.5 mmol/L). [50] By far the most common causes of hypokalemia are potassium losses caused by diuretics or gastrointestinal di...

Very long-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency and type I diabetes mellitus: Case re...
Clinical Biochemistry; Al-Busaidi SA, Al Nou'mani JA et. al.

Mar 10th, 2023 - Very long-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (VLCADD) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder of fatty acid metabolism. Its clinical presentation includes hypoketotic hypoglycemia and potentially life-threatening multiorgan dysfunction.Therefo...

Assessment of Kidney Function in Children.
Pediatric Clinics of North America; den Bakker E, Bökenkamp A et. al.

Mar 8th, 2023 - A good understanding of kidney function tests is essential for patient care. Urinalysis is the commonest used test for screening purposes in ambulatory settings. Glomerular function is assessed further by urine protein excretion and estimated glom...

Tricyclic Antidepressant Toxicity in Pediatrics Workup

Feb 23rd, 2023 - Laboratory Studies As in all patients with potential overdose, the following should be routinely monitored in cases of cyclic antidepressant (CA) poisoning: Complete blood cell count (CBC) Serum acetaminophen level Electrolyte levels (with determi...

End-Tidal Carbon Dioxide Measured at Emergency Department Triage Outperforms Standard T...
Academic Emergency Medicine : Official Journal of the Soc... Ladde JG, Miller S et. al.

Feb 22nd, 2023 - This study assessed the ability of end tidal carbon dioxide (ETCO2) in predicting in-hospital mortality and ICU admission compared to standard vital signs at ED triage as well as comparing to measures of metabolic acidosis. This prospective study ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  17 results

Correlation Between Serum Chloride and Anion Gap Levels in DKA Patients

Oct 28th, 2022 - Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is one of the most serious and acute complications of diabetes. DKA is a significant contributor to mortality, costs, and poor quality of life. The total incidence of DKA tends to increase, mainly due to an increase in ...

Two Bag System for Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Sep 21st, 2022 - The two bag system has been studied in the pediatric population and is used frequently in pediatric intensive care units. It involves two bags of identical fluids with electrolytes, except one bag has 0% dextrose and the other has 10% dextrose. Th...

Early Basal Insulin Administration in Adult Diabetic Ketoacidosis Management

Sep 21st, 2022 - The transition from IV Insulin Infusion (IVII) to Subcutaneous Long-acting insulin injections in Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) management frequently results in rebound hyperglycemia, particularly if there are high insulin requirements that can adver...

Caffeine Kinetics and CrossFit®-Specific Performance

Aug 25th, 2022 - The main aim of the project is to assess blood and saliva kinetics of CAF and PAX after acute ingestion of caffeine (3 mg/kg body mass) in the form of mono-ingredient preparation (CAFMONO) or two different multi-ingredient pre-workout supplements ...

The Threshold of Serum Anion Gap as a Screening Tool for Organic Acidosis

Apr 28th, 2022 - BACKGROUND: The urea & electrolyte (U&E) panel is a common blood test that is often performed for any ill patients in a hospital. Evaluation of this panel can reveal serious underlying acid-base disturbances, often a harbinger of further haemodyna...

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News  46 results

26-year-old woman • nausea and vomiting • currently breastfeeding • ketogenic diet • Dx?
MDedge Family Medicine; Christopher W. Ferguson, DO, Brodrick E. Hirai, MD et. al.

Nov 21st, 2022 - THE CASE A 26-year-old woman presented to the emergency department (ED) with a history of nausea and vomiting for more than 24 hours. The vomiting began when she awoke to breastfeed her 3-month-old infant.

Shortness of breath and abdominal pain

Jan 19th, 2022 - On the basis of the patient's history and clinical presentation, the likely diagnosis is ketosis-prone diabetes (KPD) type 2. KPD is widely thought of as an atypical diabetes syndrome, though some groups consider it to be a common clinical present.

Persistent altered mental status
Manuel A. Cabrera, MD, Kelsey S. Hobart, MD et. al.

Oct 1st, 2021 - CASE Sluggish, weak, and incoherent Mr. O, age 24, who has a history of schizophrenia and obesity, presents to the emergency department (ED) for altered mental status (AMS).

Albuterol, Acidosis, and Aneurysms
Lucy Ma, MD, Christopher Russo et. al.

May 12th, 2021 - An 88-year-old male veteran with a medical history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) on home oxygen, chronic alcohol use, squamous cell carcinoma of the lung status after left upper lobectomy, and a 5. 7 cm thoracic aortic aneurysm wa.

Integrating primary care into a community mental health center
MDedge Family Medicine; Christina Antenucci, MD, Steven Schreiber, RN et. al.

Apr 8th, 2021 - THE CASE John C* is a 57-year-old man with hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and schizophrenia who followed up with a psychiatrist monthly at the community mental health center (CMHC). He had no primary care doctor.

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Patient Education  1 results see all →