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How is alkalosis caused by loss of gastric juices treated?is it a saline responsive or a saline resistant condition?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Effective treatment of metabolic alkalosis consists of intravenous sodium chloride, usually a concentration of normal or 1;2 normal concentration with rate and amount of the iv infusion depending upon the clinical findings,kidney function,cardiac status serum electrolytes & urine output

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