• A high blood pH level is usually associated with an extremely poor prognosis. We present a case of significantly elevated arterial blood pH (pH, 7.81) that was associated with the aggressive treatment of congestive heart failure. The recognition of this disorder and the institution of appropriate therapy resulted In complete recovery.
(Arch Intern Med 1987;147:2211-2212)
Voyce SJ, Goldfine HL, Gore JM. Severe Metabolic and Respiratory Alkalosis Associated With the Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure. Arch Intern Med. 1987;147(12):2211-2212. doi:10.1001/archinte.1987.00370120147026