ABG's

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ABG's
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2012-04-13 16:46:58
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Arterial Blood Gases
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Test 5
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  1. what is the normal pH range
    7.35-7.45
  2. what range is pH acidic
    below 7.35
  3. what range is pH alkaline
    above 7.45
  4. what is the normal range for CO 2
    35-45
  5. when is CO 2 acidic
    above 45
  6. when is CO 2 akaline
    below 35
  7. what is the normal range for HCO 3
    22-26
  8. when is HCO 3 acidic
    below 22
  9. when is HCO 3 akaline
    above 26
  10. what two systems is responsible for normal pH range
    lungs and kidneys
  11. lungs maintain acid base balance by
    CO 2
  12. increase in CO 2 makes the blood more
    acidic
  13. ____ combined with _____ makes carbonic acid
    CO 2 combined with H20
  14. when one body system fails the other system
    ________
    compensates
  15. if a diabetic hyperventilates it could be because the body
    is compensating for metabolic processes
  16. keytones makes the blood more
    acidic
  17. hyperventilation stops after
    everything returns back to normal
  18. decrease in CO 2 is an ______ in respiration
    increase

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