Blood Gas #10

History: A 24-year-old man experiences cardiac arrest secondary to Torsade de pointes. Below is his arterial blood gas post-return of spontaneous circulation:

pH 7.47 Na 129 mmol/L
pCO2 50 mmHg K 2.8 mmol/L
HCO3 36 mmol/L Cl 90 mmol/L
Lactate 1.3 mmol/L Glucose 5.3 mmol/L



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