The fatal booze ! — triple acid – base disorder in a patient with alcohol intoxication

@inproceedings{Kamath2016TheFB,
  title={The fatal booze ! — triple acid – base disorder in a patient with alcohol intoxication},
  author={Sangita G Kamath and Saurabh Pathak and Prabhakar Yadav},
  year={2016}
}
Patients of chronic alcohol abuse can present with a variety of acid-base disorders and electrolyte disturbances. Lactic acidosis (LA) along with alcoholic ketoacidosis is an infrequent and underappreciated cause of wide anion-gap metabolic acidosis in alcoholic patients. The likelihood of misdiagnosing the condition is high because of the lack of awareness… CONTINUE READING