Fluids and electrolytes: Potassium wasting nephropathy
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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.
- Diuretic resistance
- Treatment of acute symptomatic hyponatremia
- Acetazolamide and potassium-sparing diuretics
- Polyuria, polydipsia and diabetes insipidus
- Potassium wasting nephropathy
- Course: Fluids and Electrolytes Masterclass
Clinical nephrologist from Detroit, Michigan. As @Kidney_Boy is the public face of nephrology on Twitter and Founder of NephMadness and NephJC. Passion for medical education teaching second-year medical students at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine; and residents, med students, and fellows at St. John Providence Hospital and Medical Center
Joel Topf, MDBoard certified nephrologist. Author of several medical textbooks. Social media aficionado.
I graduated with a B Pharmacy and M Philosophy (Research) from the University of Sydney, Australia. I practise as a community pharmacist and have tutored students at the University of Sydney. I am a member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia, am a bit of a nerd, and I am obsessed with chai.