In this video Joel Topf looks at three types of potassium wasting nephropathies: Polyuria; distal RTA; and hypomagnesemia…and how each can lead to hypokalemia.
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In this video Joel Topf looks at how you can easily differentiate between different types of diabetes insipidus.
In this video Joel Topf looks at acetazolamide and potassium-sparing diuretics; how to optimise your patients’ diuretic regimen; the advantages and disadvantages of each diuretic; and what to do when they don’t work.
In this video Joel Topf looks at how the treatment algorithms for uncompensated hyponatremia differ based on the severity of symptoms.
Diuretics don’t always work as expected–what do you do when diuresis is not sufficient? In this video Joel Topf looks at how to alter treatment based on the pattern of diuretic response seen in your patient.
A 15 year-old female with fever, vomiting, diarrhoea, whole body ‘sunburn’ and hypotension. It’s over to you…
polyuria following TBI is common; multiple causes, some of which imply a poor prognosis. Goal is to identify and treat the cause and any complications
A 6 year-old boy presents with 5 days of vomiting. He is drowsy, lethargic and is now too weak to walk. What’s going on?