bicarb


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bicarb

(bī′karb″)
A colloquial term for (sodium) bicarbonate.
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Deodorise carpets, upholstered furniture and even pet beds by sprinkling on bicarb, leaving for 15 minutes and then vacuuming up.
Body scrub WHO needs expensive beauty products, when a paste of three parts bicarb to one part water will work just as well to exfoliate skin?
His arterial blood gas investigation showed (pH: 7.5, PCO2:25.5, PO2: 150.7, BICARB: 20.2), BUN:7, Cr: 0.5, Na: 130, K: 3.5, Cl: 100.
After all, without change, we would never meet new people, we would still be mixing bicarb in a bucket with a wooden spoon, and our CANNT organization would not be what it is today.
The pH of immersion solutions was again adjusted to between 7 and 8 using bicarb. Sixty spat were used for each treatment, and each treatment (plus a control with no marking chemical) was duplicated.
A: Three patients had serum bicarb levels over 29mmol/l and their default settings returned to 38 mEq/l.
The first raises the pH as well as the alkalinity, then the acid brings down the pH--but it also reduces that alkalinity, requiring another dose of bicarb to bring the total alkalinity back in line.
Pass me the bicarb! My head's poundin' as if the Sea Knight was vibratin' inside it.
You can experiment with bicarb (vinegar in the rinse aid) or washing (lectic) soda.
One victim of "bicarb overloading" said that he had engaged in a sumptous meal consisting of two vodka martinis, a bowl of chili with corn chips, a salad, bread, a glass of red wine, a roast beef platter, dessert and coffee.
At the recent meeting of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) in Washington, D.C., he described the ill effects of injecting sodium bicarb and suggested a substitute that has proved effective in animal and human trials -- another alkaline chemical called dichloracetate.