Groke, S., Jarrell, D., Edwards, C., et al. (2015). Sodium Acetate as an Alkalinizing Agent for Salicylate Intoxication: A Case Report. Journal of Clinical Toxicology. 5:237.
The authors share a case study of a patient treated with a sodium acetate (SA) continuous IV infusion after the hospital ran out of sodium bicarbonate. This approach may be considered by other healthcare facilities experiencing similar shortages.