alkalemia

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a blood disorder characterized by a lower concentration of hydrogen ions in the blood (which rises above 7

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(2) Contributing factors include: raised albumin concentration (due to dehydration) and increased net anionic charge of proteins and enhanced lactate production by stimulation of glycolysis (the latter both the result of alkalaemia).
* appraise the pH: pH <7.35 indicates acidaemia; pH >7.45 indicates alkalaemia; normal or near-normal pH may indicate mixed acidosis and alkalosis