Released on 25/07/2014

Key Learning Points

  • Alkalinization in salicylate poisoning
  • Fluid management in diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Gastric Decontamination in salicylate poisoning
  • Hemodialysis vs. Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT)
  • Metformin Induced Lactic Acidosis (MALA)
  • Monitoring plasma salicylate levels
  • Precipitating factors of diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Selection of fluid for alkalinisation
  • Usage of activated charcoal
  • Use of insulin in diabetic ketoacidosis


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