Blood Gas #7

History: A 55-year-old man presents with epigastric pain after drinking alcohol. Below is his venous blood gas on arrival:

pH 7.48 Na 128 mmol/L
pCO2 50 mmHg K 4.1 mmol/L
HCO3 36 mmol/L Cl 79 mmol/L
Lactate 2.2 mmol/L Glucose 36 mmol/L



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