This is quick reference page to acid base disorders in toxicology and osmolar gaps. Zeff a toxicologist from Melbourne talks through his approach and the errors that can occur with osmolar and anion gaps.
Osmolar Gap: Osmolar gap = Osmolality (measured) - Osmolarity (calculated): NOTE: is a pragmatic clinical aid - the units are different (osmolality =mOsm/kg and osmolarity = mOsm/L) so it doesn't make mathematical sense!
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