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How do you calcualte Osmolar gap and what is its significance?
Osmolar Gap = Serum Osmolarity - Calculated Osmolality
Helps to narrow your differential diagnostic in difficult situations.
Yes!...just a little elaboration...
Osmolar gap normally is 0.It may be elevated when low molecular weight intoxicants such as ethanol,methanol and ethylene glycol are in the circulation.
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