oa South African Medical Journal - The rapid correction of metabolic acidosis in serverely dehydrated infants
|Article Title||The rapid correction of metabolic acidosis in serverely dehydrated infants|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Child Health, University of Cape Town and Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Oct 1967|
|Pages||1041 - 1044|
|Keyword(s)||Biochemistry, Infants, Metabolic acidosis, Paediatrics, Rapid correction, Severe dehydration and Treatment|
Fifteen moribund dehydrated infants suffering from acute gastroenteritis, and manifesting features of severe metabolic acidosis, were treated on a standard regimen of half-concentrated Darrows and 2.5% dextrose, to which large quantities of 4% sodium bicarbonate were added.
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