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Survival after cardiac arrest and severe lactic acidosis (pH 6.61) due to haemorrhage
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    Response to: Survival after cardiac arrest and severe lactic acidosis (pH 6.61) due to haemorrhage.

    Dear Sirs

    I read, with considerable interest, your case history of a 21 year old man who was stabbed in his buttock and went on to suffer a hypovolaemic cardiac arrest whilst on the emergency unit ward awaiting transfusion and exploration of the wound under general anaesthesia.

    A pH of 6.61 is undeniably low and had he presented at such extremes of physiology to your Emergency Department his outcome wo...

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