Category Investigations
CCC Critical Care compendium 340


Urea (Blood Urea Nitrogen – BUN) is the chief end product of protein metabolism. it is formed in the liver from ammonia and excreted by the kidneys. Urea accounts for 50% of serum non-protein nitrogen Causes of Increased serum urea…

CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Hyperkalaemia CCC

Clinical Cases Hyperkalaemia DDx Hyperkalaemia management Hyperkalemia Case Study Causes of HYPERkalaemia Serum potassium levels above the normal range (3.5-5.0 mmol/L) 1) Increased potassium intake (rare) Oral (potassium supplements) IV (transfusion of stored blood, supplement infusions) 2) Increased production Tissue…

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DRSABCDE of CXR Interpretation

Chest X-Rays (CXR) are routine investigation in clinical practice and consequently it is important for medical students and clinician’s alike to know how to interpret them. There are many approaches to CXR interpretation, each trying to ensure that key abnormalities are identified and no area is overlooked.