August 9, 2012

Nursing Tip of the Day! - Critical Care Nursing

Category: Critical Care Nursing
Common causes of chloride-responsive metabolic alkalosis (Cl < 15 mEq/L) include vomiting, gastric suction and diuretics. Common causes of chloride resistant (Cl > 25 mEq/L) include Cushing's syndrome and licorice ingestion.