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  kr - 11/08/06 16:10
 
  50yr old man with progressive renal failure over 4 yrs presents with numbness of his feet n hands.examination shows decreased pinprick and vibration stimuli on affected parts.ankle jerk is absent.lab studies shows.
hematocrit 35%
na 140
k 5.0
bun 98
cr 8.5
bicarbonate 20
what is the most appropriate next step in management?
a-treat with vit.b12
b-administer bicarbonate
c-arterial blood gas analysis
d-treat with erythropoietin
e-initiate dialysis
f-sural nerve biopsy
 
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  ramya123 - 11/08/06 16:24
 
  e)initiate dialysis  
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  kr - 11/08/06 16:33
 
  yes he has uremic peripheral neuropathy  
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