Wednesday, June 10, 2015

The skinny on lipid rescue

Here's a nice overview from Academic Life in Emergency Medicine. In the opinion of the blog author it's under utilized. A downside is that the resulting lipemia interferes with lab determinations. But as one of the commenters pointed out, an easy work around is to use the blood gas machine or a similar point or care device which gives accurate results in the presence of lipemia.

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