When is oral NaHCO3 indicated for correction of metabolic acidosis?

Updated: Oct 10, 2018
  • Author: Christie P Thomas, MBBS, FRCP, FASN, FAHA; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Oral NaHCO3 can be administered in some acute metabolic acidemic states in which correction of metabolic acidosis is unlikely to occur without exogenous alkali administration.


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