Metabolic acidosis and Alkalosis in Children

This post includes a PowerPoint presentation (ppt) on a simplified approach to Metabolic acidosis and alkalosis along with examples.

The Major focus is covering questions from OSCE stations. The following topics are covered

  1. Anion gap
  2. Determinants of anion gap
  3. Causes and pathogenesis of high and normal anion gap metabolic acidosis
  4. Urinary anion gap
  5. Gap Gap acidosis
  6. Case discussion and treatment
  7. Causes of metabolic alkalosis
  8. Classification based on urinary chloride
  9. Pathogenesis of metabolic alkalosis
  10. Management
Read also :
  • Anion Gap - Evrything ever exists
  • ABG analysis - OSCE stations
  • All acid base topics


Dr Abhay Pota | DNB Pediatric