A brief editorial aside: Both Josh and Scott have commented on the BICAR-ICU Trial in previous posts, each presenting well thought out erudite analyses. I recommend reading/listening to them. EMCrit: Acid Base Episode 7 PulmCrit: pH-guided fluid resuscitation & BICAR-ICU The overwhelming need for euboxia has inspired a multitude of therapeutic endeavors, including the use of […]
This second lecture discusses a quantitative approach to acid base management. I lay out the formula I use to approach an acid-base problem.
This lecture discusses a quantitative approach to acid base management. This is also known as the Fencl-Stewart approach, the strong-ion approach or the physicochemical approach. It provides explanations for why acid base disorders occur in human pathophysiology.