things to remember

  1. anion gap frmula
    NA-(Cl+HCO3)
  2. normal anion gap
    8-12 mEq/L
  3. metabolic acidosis w normal anion gap
    • "HARD ASS"
    • Hyperalimentation 
    • Addison's
    • Renal tubular acidosis
    • Diarrhea 
    • Acetazolamide 
    • Spironolactone
    • Saline infusion
  4. high anion gap
    • "MUDPILES"
    • Methanol (formic acid)
    • Uremia
    • Diabetic ketoacidosis
    • Propylene glycol 
    • Iron pills or INH
    • Lactic acidosis
    • Ethylene glycol (Oxalic acid)
    • Salicylates
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