Acid-Base and Electrolytes

Acid-Base Disorders in the ICU

*Please take the quiz below the video to receive credit.

Objectives

  1. Review the roles of the renal and respiratory system in acid-base homeostasis
  2. Discuss simple steps in analyzing ABGs
  3. Review acid-base disorders
  4. Review anion gap and delta gap
  5. Determine the appropriate treatment for specific acid-base disorders

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Acid-Base Disorders Quiz


Hypernatremia

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Objectives

  1. Understand the causes of hypernatremia and normal physiology of sodium regulation
  2. Describe the appropriate workup of hypernatremia and polyuria
  3. Discuss management strategies for hypernatremia

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Hypernatremia


Hyponatremia

*Please take the quiz below the video to receive credit.

Objectives

  1. Define osmolality and osmolarity and understand how they relate to sodium regulation physiology in the body
  2. Understand physiological effects of changes in serum sodium
  3. Discuss the appropriate workup and management strategies for hyponatremia

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Hyponatremia