Thomas Morgan

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Hyperchloremic acidosis

1. Description of the problem What every clinician needs to know Hyperchloremic acidosis is a common acid-base disturbance in critical illness, often mild ( standard base excess >-10 mEq/L). Definitions of hyperchloremic acidosis vary. The best are not based on chloride concentrations, but on the presence of metabolic acidosis plus the absence of significant concentrations…

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