Anesthesia Secrets, 4th Edition by James Duke MD MBA

By James Duke MD MBA

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Rapid attempts to correct hypokalemia poorly address the problem and have resulted in cardiac arrest. 8 mEq/L). 11. If potassium is administered, how much should be administered and how fast should it be administered? 5 to 1 mEq/L. As a safety measure, no more than 20 mEq of potassium, diluted in a carrier and run through a controlled infusion pump, should be connected into a patient’s intravenous lines at any one time. 12. Define hyperkalemia and review its symptoms. 5 mEq/L. Hyperkalemia may produce profound weakness.

20 CHAPTER 2 RESPIRATORY AND PULMONARY PHYSIOLOGY n Hypoventilation: Patients under general anesthesia may be incapable of maintaining an adequate minute ventilation because of muscle relaxants or the ventilatory depressant effects of anesthetic agents. Hypoventilation is a common problem after surgery. n Shunt: Sepsis, liver failure, arteriovenous malformations, pulmonary emboli, and right-toleft cardiac shunts may create sufficient shunting to result in hypoxemia. Since shunted blood is not exposed to alveoli, hypoxemia caused by a shunt cannot be overcome by increasing FiO2.

B-agonist nebulizer), sodium bicarbonate, and insulin (if insulin is given, one should consider glucose supplementation). Bodily excretion of potassium is more time-consuming but is accomplished using diuretics, Kayexalate, and dialysis. 17. What are the major causes and manifestations of hypocalcemia? The major causes of hypocalcemia are hypoparathyroidism, hyperphosphatemia, vitamin D deficiency, malabsorption, rapid blood transfusion (chelated by citrate), pancreatitis, rhabdomyolysis, and fat embolism.

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