Acid-base, Fluids, and Electrolytes Made Ridiculously Simple
A brief, highly readable book providing the clinician with a straightforward approach to solving even the most complex, acid-base, fluid, and electrolyte problems. Useful to medical students, interns and residents, nurses responsible for IV fluid therapy, and first year nephrology fellows.
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abnormal acid-base disorders acute aldosterone anion gap anion gap acidosis anion gap metabolic Answer Arterial blood gas bicarbonate cells chloride chronic clinical collecting tubule compensation correct decrease diabetes insipidus diabetic ketoacidosis diagnosis disorder present ECFV depletion ECFV overload electrolyte extracellular fluid formula gap metabolic acidosis glucose HCO3 high anion gap hydrogen ion hyperkalemia hypertonic hyponatremia hyponatremia with hypotonicity hypotonicity impaired ketones kidney lactic acidosis loop diuretics measured osmolality mEq/day mEq/L metabolic acidosis metabolic alkalosis mg/dl mOsm/L normal anion gap osmolal gap osmolality patient plasma potas potassium concentration potassium depletion potassium excretion proximal reabsorption relative to sodium renal failure renal water replacement respiratory acidosis respiratory alkalosis respiratory disorder saline serum sodium concentration severe SIADH sium Step syndrome therapy tion tonicity total body sodium total body water treatment urea urine urine osmolality urine sodium vomiting water excretion water intake water loss water restriction