Chloride High or Low Look somewhere Else!

Chloride Low is acute since it usually accompanied by Low Potassium and Sodium since it works directly on balancing acid base balances it works with HCO3/CO2 when its low Bicarb will be high. Mostly all treatment is guided on treating the underlying cause.

You see chloride low think it is mainly the result of some respiratory problem or metabolic.

Chloride High is usually always related to an underlying condition it is less acute than low since it takes a while to produce symptoms that are life threatening like COMA. Initially it is a change of LOC like all assessments there are other causes related to this.

It usually accompanied by High Sodium since it works directly on balancing acid base balances it works with HCO3/CO2 when it’s low Bicarb will be high. Mostly all treatment is guided on treating the underlying cause.

If chloride is high think it is mainly the result of some respiratory problem or metabolic.

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LABS Cl Chloride Hyperchloremia Hypochloremia Nursing KAMP StickEnotes TWS 004

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