Should I give bicarbonate in DKA?

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Should I give bicarbonate in DKA?

Should I give bicarbonate to DKA patients with severe acidemia? I’ve certainly been admonished for NOT doing it. The reason for withholding bicarb has been that I’ve heard that it doesn’t help and may actually be a bad idea. I can’t say the action (or inaction) was based on a deep understanding.   http://traffic.libsyn.com/ercast/Bicarb_DKA_ERCast.mp3 Direct …

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The White Coat Investor Speaks

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The White Coat Investor Speaks

  The White Coat Investor (AKA Jim Dahle, MD) talks student loans, debt, investing, philanthropy, investment philosophy, and investment strategies for different stages of your career. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ercast/The_White_Coat_Investor_ERCast.mp3 Direct Download   Key Links from this episode Essentials of Emergency Medicine The White Coat Investor website White Coat Investor book Subscribe to ERcast in iTunes   When …

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