alkalemia


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alkalemia

[‚al·kə′lēm·ē·ə]
(medicine)
An increase in blood pH above normal levels.
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Alkalemia => PaC02 is low and HC03-has decreased as compensation => Partly Compensated Respiratory Alkalosis
Alkalemia causes the hemoglobin to hold the oxygen more tightly and increases the hemoglobin's oxygen carrying capacity
These patients had alkalemia with increased serum bicarbonate levels, though the measured [Pco.
Basic Assessment: Alkalemia [right arrow] PaCO2 in normal range [right arrow] HCO3- increased [right arrow] Uncompensated Metabolic Alkalosis Advanced Assessment: Alkalemia [right arrow] possible Metabolic Alkalosis [right arrow] Anion Gap 11 (normal) [right arrow] Expected PaCO2 44 Therefore, no other Acid-base disorders expect Metabolic Alkalosis.