When is hemodialysis indicated in the treatment of patients with metabolic acidosis and salicylate poisoning?

Updated: Oct 10, 2018
  • Author: Christie P Thomas, MBBS, FRCP, FASN, FAHA; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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In acute intoxication, hemodialysis should be considered when the blood level is greater than 80 mg/dL or when renal failure or severe central nervous system (CNS) depression is present.


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