Category Archives: Electrolytes

Water and Sodium Lecture Videos

Here are some simplified lectures on water and sodium disorders for the second year medical students at Tulane University SOM. -Adrian Baudy

Potassium and Blood Pressure

Ask anyone that knows me can tell you I love potassium. Its physiology, treatment of its disturbances, and its magical effects. I’ve also used it myself in my armamentarium to treat my own hypertension. When I tell people I sprinkle

Acid Base Practice Questions…and Answers

Study in PBL want some more practice Acid/Base questions, so here you go. Practice Questions: Lagniappe Answers:Lagniappe-key   -Adrian Baudy

There’s A New Binder On the Block: FDA Approves Patiromer

BETHESDA, MD — The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new oral option for reversing hyperkalemia, patiromer. Patiromer is an oral suspension (Veltassa, Relypsa) that has just come out of the phase-2 AMETHYST-DN study, which  showed that

Has Kayexlate Finally Pooped Out??

So I’ve talk to multiple students and residents and tried to convey the idea that we shouldn’t be so gungho to use kayexlate acutely for hyperkalemia in the hospital (same with the outpatient setting). There is a plaucity of evidence



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