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Fluid therapy: for acid-base imbalance

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John Dodam

Claire Waters


Introduction

  • Generally, it is most important to correct the underlying cause that led to acid-base imbalance.
  • Normal kidneys will correct mild to moderate acid-base imbalance as long as adequate circulating blood volume is restored.

Acidosis

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Senior F S (1995) Fluid therapy, electrolytes, and acid-base control. In: Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Eds: S J Ettinger and E C Feldman. Philadelphia: W B Saunders. pp 294-312. ISBN 0 7216 6795 3.

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