Initially, the reason was not clear for the high pH of the patient. Two possible causes for the elevated pH are to be discussed. Introduction: Carbon monoxide poisoning is caused by breathing in excessive amount of carbon monoxide (CO). Absorption of CO depends upon many factors, such as, minute ventilation, a period of the CO exposure, and the concentration of CO in the environment. These factors also decide the level of poisoning, whether it is acute or chronic. Please refer to Clinical Application Case-1 for further information.

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Chapter 7, Problem 1CAQ5
Summary Introduction

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Initially, the reason was not clear for the high pH of the patient. Two possible causes for the elevated pH are to be discussed.

Introduction:

Carbon monoxide poisoning is caused by breathing in excessive amount of carbon monoxide (CO). Absorption of CO depends upon many factors, such as, minute ventilation, a period of the CO exposure, and the concentration of CO in the environment. These factors also decide the level of poisoning, whether it is acute or chronic.

Please refer to Clinical Application Case-1 for further information.

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