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Research & Reviews 62 results
American Journal of Kidney Diseases : the Official Journa... Fenves AZ, Emmett M
Aug 18th, 2021 - The anion gap (AG) is a mathematical construct that compares the blood sodium concentration with the sum of the chloride and bicarbonate concentrations. It is a helpful calculation that divides the metabolic acidoses into 2 categories: high AG met...
International Urology and Nephrology; Alfano G, Fontana F et. al.
Jun 12th, 2021 - Acid-base derangement has been poorly described in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Considering the high prevalence of pneumonia and kidneys injury in COVID-19, frequent acid-base alterations are expected in patients admitted wit...
Internal Medicine Journal; Chionh CY, Poh CB et. al.
May 25th, 2021 - The anion gap (AG) is often used to evaluate acid-base disorders. The reference interval for normal AG is used to differentiate between raised (gap) or normal AG (non-gap) acidosis. Historically accepted AG values may not be valid with the evoluti...
PloS One; Rodríguez-Villar S, Poza-Hernández P et. al.
Mar 11th, 2021 - Point-of-care arterial blood gas (ABG) is a blood measurement test and a useful diagnostic tool that assists with treatment and therefore improves clinical outcomes. However, numerically reported test results make rapid interpretation difficult or...
Advances in Physiology Education; Rein JL, Sparks MA et. al.
Oct 21st, 2020 - Understanding and interpretation of acid-base disorders is an important clinical skill that is applicable to the majority of physicians. Although this topic is taught early in medical school, acid-base disturbances have been described as challengi...
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Shylaja Mani, MD, Gregory W. Rutecki, MD
Jan 1st, 2017 - A 78-year-old black woman with a history of osteoarthrosis and chronic diffuse joint pain presents with altered mental status and tachypnea, which began 3 hours earlier. She lives alone, and her family suspects she abuses both alcohol and her pain.
Feb 1st, 2015 - Extravascular Hemolytic Reactions Delayed extravascular hemolytic reactions are most likely due to previous sensitization to red cell antigens from prior transfusion, pregnancy, or transplant. Extravascular hemolysis can occur days to weeks after.
Abstract and Introduction Abstract Background: In clinical practice, both the history and laboratory testing are paramount to making an accurate diagnosis. Situations in which laboratory findings and patient history are not congruent pose a diagno...
The Journal of Family Practice; Andrea L. Darby-Stewart, MD, Carmen Strickland, MD et. al.
EVIDENCE-BASED ANSWER No. Structured daily monitoring of fetal movement doesn’t decrease the rate of all-cause antenatal death in average-risk pregnancies (strength of recommendation [SOR]: B, single good-quality, randomized controlled trial [RCT].