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The management of acid-base balance in children with diabetic acidosis
  1. J. A. Kuzemko,
  2. D. W. Fielding,
  3. F. P. Hudson

    Abstract

    Acid-base changes in eleven diabetic children admitted to hospital with keto-acidosis are described. Six children required intravenous sodium bicarbonate to correct the metabolic acidosis. It is concluded that immediate use of bicarbonate in these children was efficient, rapid and safe.

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