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1. Which of the following is a cause of metabolic acidosis?
 
 
 
 

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2. Which of the following is a cause of respiratory acidosis?
 
 
 
 

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3. At a pH of 7.40, the carbonic acid ratio is ________.
 
 
 
 

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4. Which of the following is characterized as metabolic alkalosis?
 
 
 
 

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5. Critical Analysis: Case Study: Bob is a 64-year-old male admitted to the emergency room for asthma. His laboratory results are as follows: pH 7.31, pCOhigher than normal, and total HCO3 also higher than normal. Classify his acid-base balance as acidosis or alkalosis, and as metabolic or respiratory. Is there evidence of compensation? Propose the mechanism by which asthma contributed to the lab results seen.

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6. Critical Thinking: Case Study: Kim is a 38-year-old women admitted to the hospital for bulimia. Her laboratory results are as follows: pH 7.48, pCO2 in the normal range, and total HCO3 higher than normal. Classify her acid-base balance as acidosis or alkalosis, and as metabolic or respiratory. Is there evidence of compensation? Propose the mechanism by which bulimia contributed to the lab results seen.

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