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Case 2

The fact that the initial pH (7.10) and HCO 3 - (21 mEq/L) were both lower than expected for an acute increase in the Pa co 2 (70 mm Hg) suggested that there were additional ____________ present in the patient’s blood.

Summary Introduction

To review:

The given blank space in the statement, “The fact that the initial pH (7.10) and HCO3- (21 mEq/L) were both lower than expected for an acute increase in the PaCO2 (70 mm Hg) suggested that there were additional __________ present in the patient’s blood.”

Introduction:

The PaCO2/HCO3/pH nomogram is generally utilized to determine the level of acid and base in the blood. It is the condition in which the base is in excess then the standard bicarbonate ions, non-respiratory pH, and the bicarbonate ions, which are present in the serum. The total carbon dioxide amount will be greater than the normal level.

Please refer to Clinical Application Case-2 for further information.

Explanation

The blood plasma is a mixture of various components, such as glucose, amino acids, fatty acids, and lactic acid. The initial pH of the patient was lower than the normal and this lowered pH was not because of the acid produced by the PaCO2, but other acids which are generally present in the blood...

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