The effects of the chloride:sodium ratio on acid-base status and mortality in septic patients


Atalan H. K. , Gucyetmez B.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.47, no.2, pp.435-442, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1602-100
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.435-442

Abstract

Background/aim: Calculation of the chloride: sodium (Cl-: Na+) ratio is proposed to enable a quick evaluation of the effect of Cl- and Na+ on the acid-base balance in critically ill patients. In the present study, the relationship of the Cl-: Na+ ratio of septic patients with acid-base status and ICU mortality were investigated.