One discussion this week included the benefits of urinary alkalinization and mannitol in treating rhabdomyolysis (RM).
Reference: Bada A, Smith N, and Surgical Critical Care Guidelines Committee. Rhabdomyolysis: Prevention and Treatment. SurgicalCritical Care.net. 2018, Jul 24.
Summary: RM is the dissolution muscle and release of potentially toxic intracellular components into the systemic circulation. RM has the potential to cause myoglobinuric ARF in 10-15% of such patients. Overall, 10-15% of ARF in the United States is from RM.