Emergency Management and Commonly Encountered Outpatient Scenarios in Patients With Hyperkalemia
- Diuretic-induced hypokalemia. Tannen, Richard L. // Kidney International;Dec1985, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p988
Presents a case of severe hypokalemia 3 weeks after the initiation of diuretic therapy. Clinical characteristics of diuretic-induced hypokalemia; Discussion of the relationship between hypokalemia and the development of the cardiac arrhythmias; Adverse consequences of diuretic-induced hypokalemia.
- Hypernatremia. Adrogué, Horacio J.; Madias, Nicolaos E. // New England Journal of Medicine;05/18/2000, Vol. 342 Issue 20, p1493
Focuses on the management of the common electrolyte disorder called hypernatremia, which is manifested as an abnormality in the serum sodium concentration and results in cellular dehydration. Causes of the fluid imbalance; Clinical manifestations; Management which includes addressing the...
- The 'Normothermic' Osborn Wave Induced by Severe Hypercalcemia. Otero, Javier; Lenihan, Daniel J. // Texas Heart Institute Journal;2000, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p316
Presents the case of a hypercalcemic man diagnosed with Osborn waves by electrocardiogram. Serum calcium level of the man; Overview of reports regarding Osborn waves; Reason for the presence of the Osborn wave.
- Hipercalcemia secundaria a una necrosis grasa subcutÃ¡nea. Perea, C. Herraiz; Valera, I. Tofé; Solí s, G. Moreno; González, M. D. Ruiz; Quiles, M. J. Párraga; Cabañas, J. Guzmán // Acta PediÃ¡trica EspaÃ±ola;mar2011, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p239
The subcutaneous fat necrosis in the newborn baby is a self-limiting panniculitis that usually occurs in full-term infants as a consequence of perinatal asphyxia. This type of panniculitis appears in the first 4 weeks of life. The prognosis is usually good with complete regression. Despite of...
- Fatal Central Diabetes Mellitus and Insipidus Resulting from Untreated Hyponatremia: A New Syndrome. Fraser, Cosmo L.; Arieff, Allen I. // Annals of Internal Medicine;1/15/90, Vol. 112 Issue 2, p113
Discusses the nature of symptomatic hyponatremia. Diseases which can be acquired from untreated symptomatic hyponatremia; Morbidity and mortality in patients with symptomatic hyponatremia; Therapy of symptomatic hyponatremia.
- CME POSTTEST. // JAAPA: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (;Jul2010, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p38
A quiz concerning Helicobacter Pylori and Hyperphosphatemia is presented.
- The hyponatremic patient: a systematic approach to laboratory diagnosis. Milionis, Haralampos J.; Liamis, George L.; Elisaf, Moses S. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/16/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 8, p1056
HYPONATREMIA (SERUM SODIUM LEVEL LESS THAN 134 MMOL/L) is a common electrolyte disturbance. Its high prevalence and potential neurologic sequelae make a logical and rigorous differential diagnosis mandatory before any therapeutic intervention. A history of concurrent illness and medication use...
- Diagnosis and management of hyponatremia in cancer patients. Harry Raftopoulos // Supportive Care in Cancer;Dec2007, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p1341
Abstract BackgroundÃ‚Â Ã‚Â Hyponatremia is among the metabolic disturbances encountered in oncology. Risk factors for hyponatremia include chemotherapy, treatment-induced nausea and vomiting, hydration, pain, narcotic drugs, and physical and emotional stress. A common cause of...
- Gitelman's syndrome with persistent hypokalemia - don't forget licorice, alcohol, lemon juice, iced tea and salt depletion: a case report. // Journal of Medical Case Reports;2011, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p312
The article presents case report a 31-year-old Caucasian Swiss man who was presented with gait disturbance of subacute onset and a potassium level of 1.5 mmol/L. Biochemical investigations revealed refractory hypokalemia and secondary hyperaldosteronism. The diagnosis suggested Gitelman's...