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Revision as of 04:44, 12 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)