Approach to Metabolic Acidosis in the Emergency Department.
Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2014 May;32(2):403-420
Authors: Rice M, Ismail B, Pillow MT
Acid-base disorders should be considered a process with the goal being to treat the patient and the underlying condition, not the numbers. A good understanding of the normal acid-base regulation in the body, as well as the most common derangements can prepare the emergency physician for this very common disorder that presents on every shift.
PMID: 24766940 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]