NEPHROLOGIST VS UROLOGIST

NEPHROLOGIST VS UROLOGIST

NEPHROLOGIST VS UROLOGIST Q. What is the difference between a urologist and a nephrologist? Ans. Hello and Welcome I appreciate your concern Both , Urologists and nephrologists treat and address diseases and issues related to the kidney. Urologists are  basically...
ARTERIAL BLOOD GAS INTERPRETATION

ARTERIAL BLOOD GAS INTERPRETATION

ARTERIAL BLOOD GAS INTERPRETATION made easy. An easy method for ARTERIAL BLOOD GAS INTERPRETATION is described with the help of a test case. We require three values in this regard.   pH PCO2 HCO3 Firstly, let us determine what the normal values are for these....
Renal tubular acidosis

Renal tubular acidosis

Renal tubular acidosis (RTA) is a buildup of acid in the body resulting in a metabolic acidosis with a normal anion gap due to improper and dysfunctional acidification of the urine in the kidney tubules. RTA and diarrhea are two of the most important conditions...
HYPERKALEMIA TREATMENT GUIDELINES

HYPERKALEMIA TREATMENT GUIDELINES

This article attempts to simplify HYPERKALEMIA TREATMENT GUIDELINES. Hyperkalemia is basically a serum potassium level of greater than 5.5 mEq/l. It is a life threatening disorder. The knowledge of electrolyte imbalance with respect to potassium is critical for any...
Hyperphosphatemia treatment

Hyperphosphatemia treatment

Hyperphosphatemia treatment in Chronic kidney disease. CKD (Chronic Kidney disease) is also referred to as chronic renal failure or CRF. CKD is a decreased glomerular filtration rate of less than 60 for a minimum period of 3 months. There is a positive phosphate...
URINE ANION GAP

URINE ANION GAP

Urine anion gap is the difference between the sodium and chloride ions in the urine. To put it simply   Urine Anion Gap =  Urine Sodium minus Urine Chloride Urine Anion Gap  = Urine Na  –   Urine Cl   Normal urine anion gap is usually less than 10...