Metabolic Acidosis

A Guide to Clinical Assessment and Management

  • Donald E. Wesson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Nimrit Goraya, Donald E. Wesson
    Pages 1-6
  3. Daniel Batlle, Khurram Saleem, Nitin Relia
    Pages 39-51
  4. Nitin Relia, Daniel Batlle
    Pages 53-63
  5. Lynda Frassetto
    Pages 65-75
  6. Jeffrey A. Kraut, Glenn T. Nagami
    Pages 87-99
  7. Afolarin Amodu, Matthew K. Abramowitz
    Pages 101-110
  8. Donald E. Wesson
    Pages 121-130
  9. Donald E. Wesson
    Pages 145-153
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 155-159

About this book


This timely volume provides an overview to the causes, effects on systems and clinical approaches of metabolic acidosis.  Beginning with a basic understanding of the physiology, pathophysiology and development of this disease, subsequent chapters cover the characteristics and context of the processes that can cause it and a thorough presentation of management strategies.  Recommended treatments include those carried out by the health care provider as well as the individual patient, such as dietary management.  Clinicians and healthcare professionals will find the tools needed to recognize, work up and manage patients with metabolic acidosis in this practical and concise resource.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Donald E. Wesson
    • 1
  1. 1.Baylor Scott & WhiteHealth Dept Int Med.Texas A&M Health Sci. Cent. Collg of MedTempleUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-3461-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-3463-8
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Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals
Internal Medicine & Dermatology