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By Evelyn S C Koay, Noel Walmsley

Primarilly designed for scientific scholars and junior medical professionals in medical perform, this could even be an invaluable connection with postgraduate scholars in chemical pathology (clinical biochemistry), laboratory scientists, pathologists and scientific laboratory technologists. protecting the sector of chemical pathology, the biochemical foundation of affliction, it offers a simple realizing of the connection among irregular biochemical try effects and illness states. A rational method of right choice and interpretation of biochemical investigations is followed for every organ procedure or analyte. Emphasis is put upon components and difficulties most typically met in medical perform. fabric is gifted in a transparent, condensed structure to assist the learn technique, and the textual content is supplemented with illustrations.

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Ann Rev Med 1982;33:521-554. Whang R, Whang DD, Ryan MP. Refractory potassium repletion. A consequence of magnesium deficiency. Arch Intern Med 1992;152:40-53. 0 mmol/L; and will usually require potassium replacement therapy. Potassium can be given orally or intravenously. Williams ME, Rose RM, Epstein M. Hyperkalaemia. Adv Intern Med 1986;31:1409-1412. Walmsley RN, White GH. Occult causes of hypokalaemia. Clin Chem 1984;30: 1406-1408. , sodium hydroxide: NaOH + Na' + OH- Acid-base homeostasis depends on the integrated action of the liver, the lungs and the kidney and, to a lesser extent, the gastrointestinal tract, as well as on the efficient working of the physiological buffers in both the extracellular and intracellular compartments.

Hyponatraemia in AIDS. Baillieres Clinics Endocrinol Metab 1994;8:837-48. Abraham WT, Schrier RW. Edematous disorders: pathophysiology of renal sodium and water retention and treatment with diuretics. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertension 1993;2:798-805. Breyer MD, Ando Y. Hormonal signaling and regulation of salt and water transport in the collecting duct. Annual Rev Physiol 1994;56:711-39. The clinical repercussions of oliguria depend on the cause. Prolonged obstruction of the ureter will result in dilation of the bladder, the ureters and the kidney pelvis.

Several cases of BaCI, toxicity 31 A Primer of Chemical Pathology Vomitus. Small but significant amounts. Kidney. Mostly lost in the urine due to increased potassium excretion as a consequence of alkalosis and hyperaldosteronism secondary to hypovolaemia (dehydration due to water loss). prevent chloride reabsorption in the thick ascending limb of Henle which in turn prevents the reabsorption of sodium ions. Direct causes of the associated hypokalaemia are similar to those for the thiazide diuretics.

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