alkalosis

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alkalosis

[‚al·kə′lō·səs]
(medicine)
A condition of high blood alkalinity caused either by high intake of sodium bicarbonate or by loss of hydrochloric acid or blood carbon dioxide.
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In triple acid base disorder combinations, respiratory alkalosis is more common than respiratory acidosis which reflects that respiratory compensation mechanism is major way leading to acid base disorder27.
Panting result in respiratory alkalosis as reported by names of authors and as found in this experiment.
The problem is this respiratory alkalosis routine can also become very dangerous.
Observations on the early elevation of serum potassium during respiratory alkalosis.
Respiratory Acidosis Decreased Increased Normal Respiratory Alkalosis Increased Decreased Normal Metabolic Acidosis Decreased Normal Decreased Metabolic Alkalosis Increased Normal Increased Source: Swiderski & Byrum, 2007.
Effect of respiratory alkalosis on blood lactate and pyruvate in humans.
At least 50 percent of inexperienced RNs conclude that a 24-hour postsplenectomy patient with acute, sudden onset of right chest pain accompanied by severe shortness of breath and arterial blood gas results of respiratory alkalosis has only either the latter or nonspecific "respiratory distress.
This occurs because aspirin causes respiratory alkalosis but metabolic acidosis.
But nonspecific findings such as ST changes could have been caused by respiratory alkalosis from an increased ventilation rate or fever-induced tachycardia (Arch.
Modest respiratory alkalosis can rapidly lower pulmonary vascular resistance in some such patients.
2~ must be removed in the correct proportions to avoid excessive accumulation, which can lead to respiratory acidosis, and excessive elimination, a precursor of respiratory alkalosis.