respiratory alkalosis


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to respiratory alkalosis: metabolic alkalosis, respiratory acidosis
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Words related to respiratory alkalosis

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

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
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