Last updated: Saturday, 29, January, 2011
Electrolytes, creatinine, urea; FBC and blood film.
Arterial blood gases; lactate, if patient is acidotic.
If patient is oliguric: urine - osmolality, sodium, creatinine (with calculation of fractional excretion of sodium).
|See under Adrenocortical insufficiency|
Cardiac causes, especially
Drug overdose, especially
Acute spinal cord injury
Acute iron poisoning
|See Iron Toxicity|