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Approach to Patients With High Anion Gap Metabolic Acidosis: Core Curriculum 2021.
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...

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...

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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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...

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].

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