Disease Information for Urea Administration/Toxicity

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Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Osmotic gap (low Na/high osmolality) (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
BUN/Creatinine ratio (Lab)
Osmolar gap (Lab)
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Osmotic agent (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Definition

urea can be used as an acute osmotic agent for head injury; parenteral preparation one time usually not repeated

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