The present case highlights the presentation and management of hyperkalemia and acute renal failure secondary to polysubstance abuse related subacute urinary retention due to α-adrenergic and μ-receptor activation in a patient with Hutch diverticulum.
This case highlights the fact that Supratherapeutic INRs direct the attention of the treating physicians' team to the underlying severely debilitating gastrointestinal diseases. Prolonged fasting or starvation reduces vitamin K levels. Such patients are more sensitive to treatment with Vitamin K antagonist-based anticoagulants. Hence, the Supratherapeutic… (More)
This case reflects the difficulties arising out of the patients autonomy to choose the type, timing, and extent of the medical management even though in some clinical scenarios, like the case presented, the patient was not able to communicate his physiological needs for a safe and protected shelter from the extreme weather, and was unable to follow up with… (More)