Effect of phosphate on oxygen-hemoglobin affinity, diphosphoglycerate and blood gases during recovery from diabetic ketoacidosis


The effects of intravenous phosphate administration on the hemoglobin-oxygen affinity, the 2,3 diphosphoglycerate level and blood gases were investigated in twenty severe diabetic patients with ketoacidosis in the intensive care unit. Ten received phosphate (mean total amount for each patient = 300 mEq) and the others did not. The only significant… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00273559


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