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    Bicarbonate Deficit

    Calculates the total body bicarbonate deficit.
    Recall that this is an estimate of total body bicarbonate deficit.


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    Dr. Gregory Schmidt

    About the Creator

    Gregory Schmidt, MD, is a professor of medicine and the director of critical care medicine at the University of Iowa. He researches ICU ultrasound, sepsis therapy, ARDS, and judging the adequacy of volume replacement in patients in shock. Dr. Schmidt’s clinical interests include ECMO, septic shock, fluid management techniques, and analysis of ventilator waveforms on treatment course.

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