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==Treatment==
 
==Treatment==
 
 
 
Correct in the following order:
 
Correct in the following order:
 
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#Volume
1) Volume
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#pH
 
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#K, Ca, Mg
2) pH
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#Na, Cl
 
 
3) K, Ca, Mg
 
 
 
4) Na, Cl
 
 
 
 
  
 
==Source ==
 
==Source ==

Revision as of 20:01, 13 March 2011

Diagnosis (Ranges)

Ion Low! Low High High!
K 2.5 3.5 5.5 6.5
Ca 6.5 8.5 10.5 12.0
Na 120 135 150 (Osm >350)
Mg Clinical 3.5

Treatment

Correct in the following order:

  1. Volume
  2. pH
  3. K, Ca, Mg
  4. Na, Cl

Source

2/4/06 DONALDSON (adapted from Tintinalli)