Category: Renal System

BUN:CR Ratio

Disclaimer: This is not a prescription. Using medicines without the guidance of a licensed provider  can be lethal.   >20:1 prerenal.Example: dehydration 10-20:1 normal or postrenal.Example:kidney stones. <10:1...

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Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)

Disclaimer: This is not a prescription. Using medicines without the guidance of a licensed provider  can be lethal.   The KDIGO guidelines  define AKI as follows: 1.  Increase in serum creatinine  by _>0.3 mg/dL  within...

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EXPLORING DIURETICS

Diuretics forms one of the base pillars in treating hypertension and edema. These groups of drugs increases  rate of urine flow. Based on their mechanism of action their efficacy varies. Before moving into diuretics I would...

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