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Hematology

Theoretical Distribution of intravenous fluids on infusion
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Theoretical Distribution of intravenous fluids on infusion | The BMJ

A visual representation of the theoretical distribution of intravenous fluids on infusion.  
bmj.com
about 6 years ago
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A General Review of the Mechanisms for Steroid or Glucocorticoid Induced Increases in the White Blood Cell (WBC) Count

Glucocorticoids (e.g., dexamethasone, methylprednisolone, prednisone) are known to increase the white blood cell (WBC) count upon their initiation. The increase in WBC count is predominantly neutrophils (polymorphonuclear leukocytes; PMN).  
ebmconsult.com
about 5 years ago
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The Detailed Mechanism for Steroid or Glucocorticoid Induced Demargination of White Blood Cells (WBC)

Glucocorticoid induced demargination of neutrophils is one of the main contributors to the increase in white blood cell (WBC) counts seen with initiation of such therapy. The mechanism for how steroids do this is reviewed here.  
ebmconsult.com
about 5 years ago