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What does BD stand for?

BD stands for Base Deficit (acid-base balance)

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Classification of Intrapartum Fetal Asphyxia Asphyxia Metabolic Cardiovascular, acidosis respiratory, at and renal delivery Encephalopathy complications * Minor Moderate Severe Minor Moderate/severe Mild + +/- +/- Moderate + + +/- Severe + + + * Umbilical artery base deficit [greater than or equal to]12 mmol/L.
Furthermore, during the 7-72 hours following the initial therapy those in the goal-directed therapy group had higher mean central venous oxygen saturation, lower lactate concentration, lower base deficit, higher pH, and significantly less severe organ dysfunction than those in the standard therapy group.
12) Fluid resuscitation should be targeted at the restoration of organ perfusion and to this end lactate, base deficit and central venous oxygenation may have clinical utility, particularly in the first 24 hours following injury.