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Cardiopulmonary Anatomy & Physiolo...

7th Edition
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Publisher: Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781337794909

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Chapter 7, Problem 2CAQ2
Textbook Problem

Case 2

2. In this case, the most likely cause of the metabolic acidosis was the ____________.

Expert Solution
Summary Introduction

To review:

The given blank space in the statement, “In this case, the most likely cause of the metabolic acidosis was the _________.”

Introduction:

A condition that involves the excessive production of acids is called metabolic acidosis. It can also occur when there is not enough removal of the acids from the body through kidneys. It usually happens when there is a problem in the cells and it directly affects the chemical balance of the blood.

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

Explanation of Solution

The low level of the PaO2 is the most likely cause of metabolic acidosis. The metabolic reactions that are dependent on oxygen activate the alternative pathway called anaerobic metabolism due to the lack of oxygen in the body. It does not utilize oxygen...

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