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Alkalosis in Burns in Children

Br Med J 1971; 4 doi: (Published 13 November 1971) Cite this as: Br Med J 1971;4:387
  1. J. A. Black,
  2. F. Harris,
  3. E. A. Lenton,
  4. R. W. S. Miller,
  5. V. J. Child


    The acid-base changes in 14 children with severe burns were studied for varying periods after resuscitation. A long-continued metabolic alkalosis was found, which may be due to increased adrenocortical activity.