Bicar-ICU changes my practice with bicarb infusions and let’s end the great lactate debate on EMCrit 227:
So last podcast, I bashed on sodium bicarbonate or as John Kellum and David Story call it: chloride-free sodium. This episode I talk about all the good reasons to use NaBicarb.
More on Bicarb in the Critically Ill and a discussion with John Kellum, MD
This is Part 4 of the Acid Base saga. In this episode, I discuss the acid base effects of fluids and when and how to use sodium bicarbonate.
In part III, we go through 2 cases of acid base abnormalities step by step.