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Table 1 Laboratory findings and vital signs

From: Severe lactic acidosis and persistent diastolic hypotension following standard dose of intermittent nebulized salbutamol in a child: a case report

  Arrival +1 hour
Presyncope
+1.5 hours
Extreme pallor
+2 hours
After two RA boluses
+7 hours
Observation
+24 hours
Observation
+27 hours
Discharge
RR (acts per minute) 38 28 30 24   22 28
HR (beats per minute) 102 140 140 125 140 87 96
BP (mmHg) 110/75 110/80 90/40 87/33 100/40 109/59 116/72
O2 sat (%) 94 98 84 100 98 98 97
Temperature (°C) 37.1       36.8
pH 7.41 (a) 7.33 (v) 7.32 (v) 7.38 (a) 7.39 (a)   7.44 (v)
FiO2 Room air Room air Room air 0.3 Venturi Room air Room air Room air
pO2 (mmHg) 66 52 57 63 89   52
pCO2 (mmHg) 34 35 33 25 29   35
HCO3 (mmol/L) 21.6 18.8 17.4 15.2 17.9   24.2
BE (mmol/L) − 2.3 − 6.2 − 7.7 − 8.3 − 5.7   + 0.4
Lactate (mmol/L) 3.9 5.3 5.3 8.1 2.3   0.7
Glucose (mg/dL) 103 213 218 222 123   90
K+ (mEq/L) 4.2 2.6 2.9   4.1   3.5
Na+ (mEq/L) 141 141 141   138   143
Cl (mEq/L) 105 109 112   112   109
Hb (g/dL) 15.2 13 12.1 12.8 13.9   12.9
Leukocyte 109/L 6.58       
Creatinine (mg/dL) 0.65       
Urea (mg/dL) 35       
BUN (mg/dL) 16.33       
CRP (mg/dL) 0.32       
AST–ALT (U/L) 24–19       
Troponin-T (ng/mL)    < 0.03     
  1. Empty spaces mean that data are not available
  2. RR respiratory rate; HR heart rate; BP blood pressure; O2 sat oxygen saturation; RA Ringer’s acetate; v venous; a arterial; FiO2 fraction of inspired oxygen; pO2 oxygen tension; pCO2 carbon dioxide tension; HCO3 bicarbonate concentration; BE base excess, BUN blood urea nitrogen; CRP C-reactive protein