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Research & Reviews  114 results

Spurious Electrolyte and Acid-Base Disorders in the Patient With Cancer: A Review.
American Journal of Kidney Diseases : the Official Journa... Chowdhury R, Turcotte AE et. al.

Mar 12th, 2023 - Electrolyte and acid-base disorders are frequently encountered in patients with malignancy, either due to cancer itself or as a complication of its therapy. However, spurious electrolyte disorders can complicate the interpretation and management o...

Endocrinological disorders in acute kidney injury: an often overlooked field of clinica...
Journal of Nephrology; Copur S, Demiray A et. al.

Jan 19th, 2023 - Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common comorbidity, affecting approximately one in five hospitalized adults. The kidney is the site for the production, metabolism or excretion of most hormones, including the production of erythropoietin (EPO), the ...

Comparison of plasma total carbon dioxide and standard hydrogen carbonate in a hospital...
Annals of Clinical Biochemistry; Hansen RS, Revsholm J et. al.

Jan 7th, 2023 - Studies comparing venous total carbon dioxide (tCO2) and standard hydrogen carbonate (HCO3-(P,st)) has shown diverse results, and it is debatable whether these two parameters can be used interchangeably for workup of acid-base disorders in a hospi...

Regulation of Acid-Base Balance in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease.
Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease; Nagami GT, Kraut JA

Sep 30th, 2022 - Normallly the kidneys handle the daily acid load arising from net endogenous acid production from the metabolism of ingested animal protein (acid) and vegetables (base). With chronic kidney disease, reduced acid excretion by the kidneys is primari...

Acid-Base Disorders in the Critically Ill Patient.
Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : ... Achanti A, Szerlip HM

Aug 24th, 2022 - Acid-base disorders are common in the intensive care unit. By utilizing a systematic approach to their diagnosis, it is easy to identify both simple and mixed disturbances. These disorders are divided into four major categories: metabolic acidosis...

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Metabolic Alkalosis in Heart Failure

May 4th, 2022 - Metabolic alkalosis (MA) is the most common acid-base disorder and when it's severe it can have effects on cellular function and contribute to an increase in mortality. MA is a common complication of heart failure (HF) especially when patients are...

s100β, NSE n GFAP in Living Donor Hepatectomy and Delirium

Jan 11th, 2022 - The postoperative delirium picture is a serious and common complication seen after any major surgery, including hepatic resection. Delirium is an acute state of confusion characterized by impaired consciousness, reduced ability to focus on attenti...

Strong Ion Gap as Prognostic Indicator for Adult Patients Admitted With Shock to the Intensive Care Units

Mar 19th, 2020 - Metabolic acidosis is frequently found in patients with shock. Traditional methods of evaluating acid-base status can underestimate and even miss complex acid-base disorders particularly in the setting of hypoalbuminemia, hypo/hypernatraemia and h...

Ultrasound Meal Accommodation Test for Enteral Feeding in the Critically Ill

Jan 27th, 2020 - Within the context of intensive care units (ICU), enteral nutrition is an essential tool in the management of critical patients, because it preserves the structure and function of the gastrointestinal mucosa, decreases the catabolic response to in...

Reducing Pain in Emergency Department by Using Veinous Blood Gas Instead of Arterious Blood Gas

Jun 19th, 2019 - Blood gases are widely used in emergency and resuscitation services and are the key examination for exploring acid-base balance disorders (using pH, PaCO2 and HCO3 ) and gas exchange disorders (using PaO2 and PaCO2). This examination can be taken ...

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News  4 results

Pulmonary circulation disorders predict noninvasive vent failure
Tara Haelle, MDedge News

Oct 8th, 2018 - SAN ANTONIO – COPD patients with pulmonary circulation disorders were more than four times as likely to need invasive ventilation after noninvasive ventilation (NIV) failed for acute exacerbations, found a new study. Tara Haelle/MDedge News Dr.

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.

Do abnormal fetal kick counts predict intrauterine death in average-risk pregnancies?
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].

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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