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Friday, January 19, 2018

Bicarbonate in DKA

ercast - By Rob Orman - January 15, 2018
"Should I give bicarbonate to DKA patients with severe acidemia? I’ve certainly been admonished for NOT doing it. The reason for withholding bicarb has been that I’ve heard that it doesn’t help and may actually be a bad idea. I can’t say the action (or inaction) was based on a deep understanding..."