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Posted by LN from IP 69.121.68.138 on February 26, 2009 at 14:49:33:

7) A 22-year-old woman with type 1 diabetes comes to the emergency department with a one-day history of nausea and vomiting. Past medical history is notable for gastroparesis. Blood work shows the following:

ABG: pH 7.40/pCO2 40/pO2 89

BMP: Na 134/K 3.2/Cl 90/HCO3 24/BUN 28/Cr 0.9/Glu 256

Which of the following explain her blood test results?

a). Renal tubular acidosis and dehydration
b). Diabetic ketoacidosis and vomiting
c). Hypoalbuminemia and renal artery stenosis
d). Hypotension and renal insufficiency
e). Hyponatremia and hypokalemia

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