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Calculates the total body bicarbonate deficit.
Bicarbonate Deficit = 0.4 * Wt in kg * (24 - Pt's bicarb level)
Calculations must be re-checked and should not be used alone to guide patient care nor should they substitute for clinical judgement. disclaimer