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ALLMedicine™ Acid-base Disorders Center

Research & Reviews  68 results

Acid base disorders in patients with COVID-19.
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...

The Serum Anion Gap Revisited: A Verified Reference Interval for Contemporary Use.
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...

Automatic real-time analysis and interpretation of arterial blood gas sample for Point-...
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...

Predictors for 30-Day Readmissions After Traumatic Brain Injury.
The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation; Pollifrone M, Callender L et. al.

Nov 18th, 2020 - To examine predictors for 30-day readmission post-onset of traumatic brain injury (TBI) after initial trauma hospitalization. Retrospective cohort. In total, 5284 patients with an acute TBI admitted from January 1, 2006, through December 31, 2015....

Tackling acid-base disorders, one Twitter poll at a time.
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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Evaluation of Metabolic Acid-base Abnormalities in Pre-eclamptic Women Applying the Stewart-Fencl Approach

Oct 15th, 2014 - Acid/base imbalances are not well understood in pre-eclamptics, and better tools are needed to allow a thorough and meaningful evaluation. Disorders of electrolytes and albumin are common findings [13, 14], and the impact of such disorders on acid...

Substitution of Acetate by Citrate in the Bicarbonate Based Hemodialysis

Acetate is the primary acidifying solution used in bicarbonate-based hemodialysis worldwide. It has been published in small trials or case series that the addition of acetate is associated with a rise in nitric oxide production of vascular smooth ...

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News  3 results

A patient with altered mental status and an acid-base disturbance
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.

Blood Product Selection and Administration

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.

Multiple Electrolyte Imbalances and Mixed Acid-base Disorder Posing a Diagnostic Dilemma

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...

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