Hospitalist Corner: Preventing AKIFrom January 2019, Hello, New Year! Bye Bye, PPIs?
Acute kidney injury in hospitalized patients is a big deal, with significant morbidity and morality. In this segment, Neda asks hospitalist and Med Peds physician Dr. Nidhi Goel and clinical pharmacist Dr. Asha Tata how to prevent AKI in our hospitalized patients.21min 39Asha Tata, PharmD, Nidhi Goel, MD, and Neda Frayha, MD
IV Fluid Selection, Part IIFrom July 2018, All Risk, No Reward
In part 2 of our two-part series on selecting the best IV fluids for our patients, Maj Cina and Neda cover maintenance fluids and how to manage a variety of common scenarios like hypo- and hypernatremia.16min 17Maj Cina, MD and Neda Frayha, MD
IV Fluid Selection - Part 1 (Resuscitative IV Fluids)From June 2018, A Hyperthyroid Fetus
Most of us order normal saline for our inpatients as easily as we breathe the air around us. But it’s not always the best choice for our patients, even in resuscitation scenarios. In this segment, Maj Cina and Neda Frayha discuss the evidence behind colloids vs crystalloids and then, within …23min 28Neda Frayha, MD and Maj Cina, MD
Hypokalemia: The Not So Special KFrom September 2017, You Can Do It!!
Hypokalemia is a potentially very serious electrolyte abnormality. It usually occurs in the context of co-morbid magnesium depletion, so be sure to replace Magnesium as well. Oral potassium supplements taste terrible, so Dr. Slovis recommends repleting potassium (and magnesium) stores by eating …7min 41Heidi James, MD, Brandon Grove, MD, and Corey Slovis, MD