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Under normal physiologic conditions, the kidney is the organ chiefly responsible for the maintenance of potassium balance. Knowledge of the physiologic properties of the distal nephron that affect potassium secretion allows for a better understanding of how potassium excretion can be modulated. This article will review the normal renal handling of potassium… (More)
Re-initiation of continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) in neonates and young infants weighing less than 15 kg often necessitates a blood prime of the blood circuit path or a concurrent packed red blood cell (PRBC) transfusion to avoid causing hemodynamic instability due to acute hemodilution. The significant amount of time required for a routine CRRT… (More)
A patient-completed questionnaire has been shown to be equivalent to an observer-administered format in discriminating between subjects with and without keratoconjunctivitis sicca. As well as saving time it can screen patients for the presence of keratoconjunctivitis sicca without the need for more specialized and/or invasive techniques.