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Acid-Base/Electrolytes

Acid-Base/Electrolytes

Acid-Base/Electrolytes is on online handbook developed by Andrew Klein and Chi-yuan Hsu for medical students at University of California at San Francisco. It includes the following: 1) an algorithm for acid-base disorders; 2) renal tubular acidosis; 3) hyponatremia; 4) hypokalemia; 5) hyperkalemia; 6) hypomagnesemia; 7) hypermagnesemia; 8) hypocalcemia; 9) hypercalemia; 10) hypophosphatemia; and 11) hyperphosphatemia. The resource includes causes, signs & symptoms, ECG changes, diagnosis, and treatment for each disorder. There are literature references to support the information. This learning resource is just one component of an online "Hospitalist Handbook" - which is available as a download to the Palm Pilot or Pocket PC.
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