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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

Synonyms and Keywords: Lactate levels raised (plasma or serum); lactic acidemia; lactic acidaemia.

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Lactic acidosis from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

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Additional Resources

  • Clinical Physiology of Acid-Base and Electrolyte Disorders by Rose, Post
  • Intensive Care Medicine by Irwin and Rippe
  • The ICU Book by Marino
  • Cohen R, Woods H. Clinical and Biochemical Aspects of Lactic Acidosis. Blackwell Scientific Publications; 1976. ISBN 0-632-09460-5.



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