Medmastery: bicarbonate loss and acid overload

The team at Medmastery are providing LITFL readers with a series of FOAMed courses from across their website. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be posting videos from their Acid-Base Essentials course.

In this video we review how to differentiate between metabolic acidosis resulting from a loss of bicarbonate or by the addition of acid.

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Medmastery courses and workshops are fully CME accredited providing US (AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM) and European (ECMECs) CME credits. Members can download their CME certificates upon successful completion of activities. Register now for a free trial and check it out!

Rainer Oberbauer, MD MSc. Nephrologist. Chairman of the nephrology department at the Medical University of Vienna. | Medmastery |

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