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
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.