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Squeezed Lactate Tweetorial #FOAMPed

Yesterday I commented on an infographic about raised lactate saying an important cause was “squeezed sample”

Astutely, @ianlewins asked for the evidence

I've fallen deep into test-preanalytic literature and it's been a rollercoaster...
Can a squeezed sample cause a raised lactate?

Why does squeezing matter? Normally because squeezing causes *Haemolysis*, which as the name suggests is destruction of red cells.

If we’re not measuring RBCs why do we care if they burst? 3 reasons...…

1-RBCs contains lots of stuff. Some is WAY more concentrated in RBCs than plasma. If you burst RBCs they spill this stuff into plasma and raise the level.

This is true of:


To a lesser extent, CK, Mg2+, PO4- and maybe Ca2+…
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Mnemotecnias Médicas👩‍⚕️👨‍⚕️🌏🌍🌎

Abro 🧵iniciamos👨‍💻y abierto los comentarios

#FOAMed #FOAMped #medtwitter #Urgenciologa #Urgencias #MedStudentTwitter #Pediatrics #Pediatria #FOAMex #UCIP #UTIP #PedsICU #ENARM2019 #MIR2019 #FACMED
Son tres los objetivos, donde el principal, es compartir y fomentar el conocimiento útil en la práctica médica
Saber que puede usarse tanto nemotecnia como mnemotecnia según @RAEInforma
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Monitoreo de CO2 Exhalado

Abro hilo, iniciamos 👨‍💻y abierto los comentarios

#FOAMed #PedsICU #Urgencias #Pediatrics #SoMe #FOAMped #Pediatria

@sgdambrauskas @CantillMauricio @AMEEMCTI2018 @OlgaPena @diegovinci @ESACMex @SaidDLCR @Javier_Prego @erikablasco ¡Ayuda a compartir!
Un caso clínico no ayudará a entrar al tema, veremos conceptos básicos de #EtCO2, y algunas de sus aplicaciones clínicas en Urgencias y #UCI
Caso clínico
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