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Bicarbonate Dialysis is better (Dialysis, part 3)

Just because a product was good under one set of circumstances, does not mean it does not need improvement. When dialysis was inefficient, acetate-bufered dialysate afforded an easy means to provide dialysis therapy. As treatments got more efficient (shorter), the more physiologic bicarbonate dialysate was needed. Ascorbic acid was also used (on occasion) to preclude chlorine-based hemolysis. Continue reading

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Cement- a major source of carbon dioxide emissions and water usage- redefined

Many of you know that MIT is one of my almae matres. I chose it both due to a personal reason (my ex-wife was accepted to BU) and because it was the antithesis of my undergraduate haunts. Brooklyn Poly basically … Continue reading

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