alkali therapy

al·ka·li·ther·a·py

(al'kă-lī-thār'ă-pē),
Therapeutic use of alkali for local or systemic effect.

alkali therapy

The administration of an alkali (e.g., sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3)) to correct metabolic acidosis (e.g., lactic acidosis, ketoacidosis), chronic renal failure, intoxication (with organic acids, including salicylates, methanol, ethylene glycol) and massive rhabdomyolysis.