A re-visit of the literature exploring the use of THAM in the treatment of metabolic acidosis. ************************************** Estimated Time to View: 30 minutes Title: THAM in the management of metabolic acidosis Author: Nirav Jasani, MD Author Type: Fellow Citation: Nephrology On-Demand 2012, Volume 3, Number 13 Disclaimers: None Resource Type: Video Recommend to a Colleague/Friend: […]

This extensive presentation highlights the use of common buffer solutions in patients suffering from anion-gap metabolic acidoses. It highlights the evidence that supports a detrimental effect on intracellular pH when giving buffers to correct arterial pH.

A quick review of the types and mechanisms of the renal tubular acidoses.

An experimental investigation to devise a mathematical formula to determine the appropriate amount of dialysis time to clear volatile alcohol from the serum of overdosed patients.

An informative presentation that discusses the clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and preliminary treatment options for the most common renal tubular acidoses. Special mention is made regarding the four (4) types of distal RTA’s, as well as the common etiologies of renal tubular acidoses.

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