Acid-Base Equilibrium and Salt and Water Exchange

  • John P. Peters
  • Published 2008 in The Yale journal of biology and medicine


PHYSIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL CONSIDERATIONS Definitions: Van Slyke72 has defined acidosis as a condition in which the bicarbonate of the blood or serum, or, more exactly, the base available for combination with bicarbonate, is diminished. Alkalosis is a condition in which there is in the blood or serum an abnormal excess of bicarbonate, or base available for… (More)


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