Causes of Hyperkalemia: “MACHINE” my Tanner will 99% likely have hypokalemia....gotta sit and read this...
Great Construction of Pharmacology Antidotes. A few others to add: Praxbind for Pradaxa, Albuterol and/or insulin for Klor-con/K-Dur -> hyperK, lipid emulsion for CCB refractory to Ca to outcompete binding sites/glucagon/insulin for stimulation - idea behind lipid is that it binds CCB due to the lipophilic properties of CCBs, but more concern with NON-DHP CCBs d/t the affinity and selectivity for cardiac receptors vs peripheral receptors.
T-4 Virus Attacking a Cell
Thyroid issues can get complicated, so this might help explain a little bit better what doctors do not explain to their patients.
Erik Erikson was an ego psychologist that patterned his theories after Freud. Erikson strongly felt that culture and society have an effect on the ego and that a struggle or conflict can begin. Erik Erikson designed a model of development that has 5 stages of psychosocial development that extend through childhood.
Back in the day.
Furosemide aka Lasix most commonly used diuretic. Used to reduce body water content (usually by inducing urination) for 2 conditions: hypertension or edema. It's the #1 treatment for edema assoc c CHF (aka left-sided) also used for pts c cirrhosis or renal impairment. A loop-diuretic, it acts on the Loop of Henle in the kidney. As it's NOT a potassium-sparing diuretic, most common adverse effect is electrolyte imbalance. Monitor lab and I/O. Lasix "lasts 6 hours" referring to duration of…