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What acid-base abnormality might you expect in a patient with a high GI obstruction?

Metabolic alkalosis

Due to loss of acidic gastric contents via vomiting

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Why do we generally avoid using α2-agonists when managing diabetic patients under anesthesia?

α2-agonists cause dose-dependent transient hypoinsulinemia and hyperglycemia