respiratory alkalosis

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Related to respiratory alkalosis: metabolic alkalosis, respiratory acidosis
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alkalosis resulting from increased gas exchange in the lungs (as in hyperventilation associated with extreme anxiety or aspirin intoxication or metabolic acidosis)

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The problem is this respiratory alkalosis routine can also become very dangerous.
All hypokalemic patients also had alkalemia due to respiratory alkalosis, metabolic alkalosis, or mixed acid-base disorders.
Influence of acute and chronic respiratory alkalosis on pre-existing chronic metabolic alkalosis.
Rationales Given for Actions in Assessments * Take IICP patient to bathroom so he can void thereby decreasing ICP * Bradycardia can cause hypovolemic shock * Give orange juice to increase platelets--because decreased platelets result in compromised immune system * Elevate the patient's feet to increase venous circulation to the brain in order to decrease ICP * Patient is in alkalosis from not breathing enough hydrogen * Elevated BUN/CR indicate liver problems * Respiratory alkalosis may indicate shock * Patient is breathing rapidly to exhale C[O.
Modest respiratory alkalosis can rapidly lower pulmonary vascular resistance in some such patients.
2~ must be removed in the correct proportions to avoid excessive accumulation, which can lead to respiratory acidosis, and excessive elimination, a precursor of respiratory alkalosis.
His blood gas shows a fully-compensated respiratory alkalosis.
Similarly, arterial blood gases are usually normal, or show a respiratory alkalosis.
Alkalemia => PaC02 is low and HC03-has decreased as compensation => Partly Compensated Respiratory Alkalosis
Respiratory Alkalosis - Clinical Manifestations > pH; < PaC02; HC03 normal or low due to compensation nausea, vomiting, tingling of fingers