Metabolic alkalosis

Luis M. Ortega, Oliver Lenz

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A 32-year-old thin woman is complaining of weakness and light-headedness. She denies vomiting and intake of medications except vitamins. On physical examination she has a blood pressure of 100/60 mmHg with a heart rate of 95 beats/min and diminished skin turgor. The remainder of her exam is unremarkable. Laboratory data are shown in Table 13.1.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationClinical Decisions in Nephrology, Hypertension and Kidney Transplantation
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9781461444541, 1461444535, 9781461444534
StatePublished - Nov 1 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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