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Complete recovery after profound acidosis (pH 6.49).
  1. M I Khan,
  2. M T Miller,
  3. M Bartlett


    We describe an infant with profound acidosis caused by chronic therapeutic salicylate poisoning. The confirmed arterial blood pH of 6.49 must be close to the limit of tolerable acidity and is the lowest such value in our experience. Full recovery was made.

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