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"Investigations on Agonal Acidosis" is the report of studies on the biochemical changes in the blood during the agonal state. Blood was obtained from 38 adult patients either premortally or by heart puncture immediately after death. Patients with diabetes or in uremic coma were excluded as the author was interested in the frequency of agonal acidosis in conditions other than those usually associated with acidosis. The following determinations were done: pH, CO2 content, chloride, sulfate, phosphate, protein, lactic acid, acetone, pyruvic acid, total base, non-protein nitrogen, urea nitrogen, amino acids, creatinine, guanidine, oxygen capacity, oxygen content.
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Investigations on Agonal Acidosis.. Ann Intern Med. 1949;30:442. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-30-2-442
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;30(2):442.
Endocrine and Metabolism.
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