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Medical Category: Endocrine, Metabolic, Fluid, and Electrolytes

REBEL Review 69: Hyponatremia Correction

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Is Kayexalate Useful in the Treatment of Hyperkalemia in the Emergency Department?

Background:¬†Hyperkalemia is the most common electrolyte disorder seen in the Emergency Department and treatment of hyperkalemia is core knowledge of EM training for interns and focuses on: 1) Stabilization of cardiac myocytes with calcium salts 2) Temporary shifting of potassium …

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Endocrine, Metabolic, Fluid, and Electrolytes

REBEL Review 65: Diabetes Mellitus Medications

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Any Benefit to Sodium Bicarbonate in DKA?

In a prior post, we discussed the use of an initial insulin bolus in the management of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA).¬† Today we will address another facet of DKA management, for which there is less than optimal evidence and that is: …

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Endocrine, Metabolic, Fluid, and Electrolytes

REBEL Review 63: Treatment of Hyperkalemia

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