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By Gordian W. O. Fulde

The final word emergency drugs textbook from the well known Professor Gordian Fulde now in a brand new variation. Emergency medication 6e offers evidence-based scientific administration and remedy suggestion for emergency medication scholars and practitioners in Australasia. The enormous variety of subject matters contain paediatric, geriatric, gynaecology, psychiatric, dental, rural and Indigenous displays, making sure readers are good prepared  Read more...

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Exogenous agents causing ↑ osmolar gap • Ethanol • Methanol • Ethylene glycol • Isopropyl alcohol • Propylene glycol • Mannitol • Sorbitol • Glycine • Glycerol QR40 Metabolic equations and electrolytes Non-toxicological conditions associated with ↑ osmolar gap • DKA • Alcoholic ketoacidosis • Severe lactic acidosis • Chronic renal failure • Trauma and burns • Hyperlipidaemia • Hyperproteinaemia • Massive hypermagnesaemia HYPERKALAEMIA • Severe > 7 mmol/L • Signs and symptoms: — Often asymptomatic — Neuromuscular (weakness → paralysis) — Arrhythmias (including palpitations, syncope, chest pain) Causes of true hyperkalaemia ↑ cellular release of K+ Massive blood transfusion Massive haemolysis Rhabdomyolysis Burns Trauma Tumour lysis syndrome Shift of K+ out of cells Metabolic acidosis Insulin deficiency Beta blockers Digoxin overdose Suxamethonium ↓ renal excretion of K+ Renal failure Mineralocorticoid deficiency: — Hypoaldosteronism — Addison’s disease Medications: — ACEIs — Angiotensin receptor blockers — Cyclosporin — Tacrolimus — Spironolactone (K+ sparing) QR41 9 Quick reference ECG changes of hyperkalaemia • • • • • • • Tall peaked T waves (> 5 mm) PR prolongation Small amplitude P waves/loss of P wave ↑ QRS width Intraventricular blocks, BBB Fusion of QRS complex with T wave (→ sine wave) Bradycardias, AV dissociation, VT, VF, PEA Treatment options for true hyperkalaemia Note: Patients with hyperkalaemia and normal ECGs can suddenly go into cardiac arrest.

5% = 5 mg/mL). 5 g/100 mL 5 mg/mL 1% 1 g/100 mL 10 mg/mL 2% 2 g/100 mL 20 mg/mL Local anaesthetics combined with adrenaline Do not use in: • nose • digits • ears • genitals. QR38 Metabolic equations and electrolytes 9 Metabolic equations and electrolytes ANION GAP (AG) AG acidosis AG = (Na+) – (HCO3– + Cl–) Normal AG = 3–12 Causes of ↑ AG acidosis (mnemonic—‘CATMUDPILES’): C A T M U D P I L E S Cyanide Alcoholic ketoacidosis Toluene Methanol, Metformin Uraemia Diabetic ketoacidosis Paraldehyde, Propylene glycol Iron, Isoniazid Lactic acidosis Ethylene glycol Starvation ketoacidosis, Salicylates 9 Causes of normal AG acidosis (mnemonic—‘USED CARP’): U S E D C A R P Ureteroenterostomy Small bowel fistula Extra chloride (hyperchloraemic acidosis) Diarrhoea, resolving DKA, Drugs (acetazolamide, cholestyramine) Carbonic anhydrase deficiency Adrenal insufficiency Renal tubular acidosis (type 1, 2, 4) Pancreatic fistula ACID–BASE DISORDERS FORMULAS: COMPENSATORY MECHANISMS These formulas are used to assess the appropriateness of the compensatory response.

4% injection (containing bicarbonate 1 mmol/mL) to 9 parts of lignocaine 1%. Local anaesthetic concentration Concentrations of local anaesthetics are expressed as a % or in mg/mL. g. 5% = 5 mg/mL). 5 g/100 mL 5 mg/mL 1% 1 g/100 mL 10 mg/mL 2% 2 g/100 mL 20 mg/mL Local anaesthetics combined with adrenaline Do not use in: • nose • digits • ears • genitals. QR38 Metabolic equations and electrolytes 9 Metabolic equations and electrolytes ANION GAP (AG) AG acidosis AG = (Na+) – (HCO3– + Cl–) Normal AG = 3–12 Causes of ↑ AG acidosis (mnemonic—‘CATMUDPILES’): C A T M U D P I L E S Cyanide Alcoholic ketoacidosis Toluene Methanol, Metformin Uraemia Diabetic ketoacidosis Paraldehyde, Propylene glycol Iron, Isoniazid Lactic acidosis Ethylene glycol Starvation ketoacidosis, Salicylates 9 Causes of normal AG acidosis (mnemonic—‘USED CARP’): U S E D C A R P Ureteroenterostomy Small bowel fistula Extra chloride (hyperchloraemic acidosis) Diarrhoea, resolving DKA, Drugs (acetazolamide, cholestyramine) Carbonic anhydrase deficiency Adrenal insufficiency Renal tubular acidosis (type 1, 2, 4) Pancreatic fistula ACID–BASE DISORDERS FORMULAS: COMPENSATORY MECHANISMS These formulas are used to assess the appropriateness of the compensatory response.

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