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J Infect 36 Suppl 1 59— Evans P, Gray D P. Am J Med 50 — Modifications in the factors that are associated with apparent or secondary erythrocytosis, such as obesity, smoking and hypertension, may lead to a reduction in haematocrit level.

Some of these can be method dependent—for example, pregnancy, increased erythrocyte turnover, anaemia caused by iron deficiency and blood transfusion.

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Rheumatoid factor RhF can be measured by a number of differing assays, with variation in quantitation, sensitivity and specificity. Help us improve gov. Arthritis Rheum 31 We recommend that triglycerides are measured in all people being assessed for cardiovascular disease CVD risk.

Evaluation of diagnostic criteria for ankylosing spondylitis. Thiazide diuretics eg, bendroflumethiazide are more likely to cause hyponatraemia compared with the other classes. A separate question will examine the utility of faecal occult blood testing. Triglyceride levels have several implications for the measurement protoguidez treatment of cholesterol.

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BMJ — Arch Dis Child nc 99— The addition of any treatment that may potentiate the adverse metabolic effects of diuretics should also prompt rechecking of electrolytes and renal function. Although it is difficult to separate triglycerides from other risk variables, raised triglycerides are associated with increased coronary risk, 64 which is reduced by treatment increasing HDL and lowering triglycerides.

Protohuides Your Health There are a lot of choices that you can make to maintain or improve the physical and mental health of you and your family. Supplementary Material [Erratum] Click here to view. Accepted Nov 3. Their interpretation can also be complicated in the presence of acute or chronic inflammation.

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Practitioners should be aware that because of method differences, creatinine and eGFR results from different laboratories may not be reproducible and should make themselves aware of result differences if more than one source of testing is used eg, two laboratories or msl of care testing. Patients can have thrombotic problems even when the platelet count is in, or just above, the normal range.


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When should I test for mumps, and should I notify mumps infection? Enter your email address if you would like gob reply: Electrolytes should be measured more often if the patient is receiving both diuretics and digoxin, or if they become hypokalaemic or hyperkalaemic.

Extensive guidelines exist for the management of diabetes, many of which have been extrapolated from the large landmark trials that are cited. Diuretics should be used in the lowest possible doses to control symptoms of fluid overload, 6 but patients often run into problems with deteriorating renal function or deranged electrolytes at these doses.

Open in a separate window. It is also a poor screening test for diabetes.

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