Links To And Excerpts From “Approach to Acid Base Disturbance” From PedsCases

Every doctor learns how to approach Acid Base disorders in medical school and reviews the subject throughout his or her career.

And an excellent way to quickly review the topic is to reread the outstanding show notes of the Peds Cases Approach To Acid Base Disturbance.

And after you’ve reviewed the outstanding show notes, be sure to take the Acid Base Assessment Questions test by Katy Girgurlis, March 24, 2018. There are 5 cases with 40 questions for you to answer.

This blog has links to many posts on Acid Base Disorders. To see a list of all the posts on the subject click on the topic  acid-base in the Categories list box which is on every page. When you click in the Categories list box, you will be shown a list of every Category of blog post on this site.

The Peds Cases Approach To Acid Base Disturbance is the best brief review of acid base disorders that I have found. Thanks  to the authors Katie McGillis, medical student, and Dr. Karen Forbes, pediatrician and medical educator for this outstanding summary of the topic.

In this post I link to and excerpt from the PedsCases March 28, 2018 Approach to Acid Base Disturbance podcast, script, and slides and notes: and to the YouTube video of the same name:

This podcast presents an approach to acid-base disturbance. The pathophysiology, common causes, and acute management will be reviewed, as well as arterial blood gases.This video was developed by Katie Girgulis, a medical student at the University of Alberta, with the help of Dr. Karen Forbes, a pediatrician and medical educator at the Stollery Children’s Hospital and the University of Alberta.


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