Some advocate for using THAM instead of bicarb especially in patients with respiratory failure (as bicarb results in CO2 generation and respiratory acidosis in cases of lung disease).
Julian Seifter, MD
Director of Renal Medical Student Education at Harvard Medical School
Matthew Sparks, MD
Nephrologist at Duke University and Durham VA Medical Centers
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