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  1. What are causes of hyperventilation?
    Anxiety, infection, fever, pulmonary embolism, chemical exposure/poisoning that would cause elevated carbon dioxide levels like salicylate, metabolic acidosis, diabetic ketoacidosis, Kussmaul's respirations
  2. A lung that hyperventilates can cause...
    respiratory alkalosis.
  3. What are the causes of hypoventilation?
    atelectasis, COPD
  4. A lung that hypoventilates can cause...
    ...respiratory acidosis.

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gretchenaclark
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35051
Filename:
respiratory.txt
Updated:
2010-09-16 02:43:25
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lungs
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For exam 1
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