Medicine Tips and Handouts

ACID-BASE DISTURBANCES

This is a single page overview on how to approach acid-base disturbances. Take home points, kidneys (metabolic) handle bicarbonate; lungs (respiratory) handle pCO2.
This is a single page overview on how to approach acid-base disturbances. Take home points, kidneys (metabolic) handle bicarbonate; lungs (respiratory) handle pCO2.

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TTP Pathophysiology Simplified

Schematic Simplification of Pathophysiology highlighting TTP.
Schematic Simplification of Pathophysiology highlighting TTP.

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Meningitis Table
Biochemistry typically encountered for various infectious causes of meningitis.

 


 

 

Steroid complicatons
Major acute and chronic complications of glucocorticoid therapy. *AVN has been reported in the literature with single doses of steroid therapy but usually associated with chronic use. 

 

Opportunistic Infection-pred
Chronic infections & testing to consider in patients on chronic glucocorticoid therapy.