ROBERT D. LINDEMAN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; SOLOMON PAPPER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The accurate clinical assessment of the individual patient's condition is the first, and often the most difficult, step in successful management of most electrolyte or acid-base disturbances. A number of electrolyte solutions are available to replace deficits of sodium, potassium, calcium, and magnesium. Removal of excess electrolyte generally requires a different therapeutic approach employing such measures as use of physiologic antagonists, agents that decrease intestinal or renal tubular absorption, resin exchangers, chelating agents, and dialysis.
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LINDEMAN RD, PAPPER S. Therapy of Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders. Ann Intern Med. 1975;82:64–70. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-82-1-64
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;82(1):64-70.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders, Nephrology.
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