One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘On admission, the patient was acidotic, and he rapidly became comatose.’
- ‘Patients with severe falciparum malaria are acidotic and compensate by hyperventilation.’
- ‘Over the next eight days, the patient's condition continued to decline as she became more acidotic, her urine output diminished, her mental status fluctuated, and her abdomen became grossly distended and tympanic.’
- ‘At age 26 months he was referred to the department of gastroenterology, and by then was severely malnourished, hypokalaemic, and acidotic.’
- ‘Peripheral rewarming can be associated with shock, acidosis and hyperkalemia when cold, acidotic peripheral blood is returned centrally.’
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