Whole Body Buffers in the Regulation of Acid-Base Equilibrium

  title={Whole Body Buffers in the Regulation of Acid-Base Equilibrium},
  author={J. Russell Elkinton},
  journal={The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine},
  pages={191 - 210}
Twenty-five years ago John P. Peters with Donald D. Van Slyke wrote one of the most precise, lucid, and comprehensive accounts of acid-base equilibrium that has ever appeared in scientific literature, namely, Chapter 18 in Volume I, Interpretations, of Quantitative clinical chemistry." This account rested on the basic experimental work of Van Slyke and other investigators and especially on the classic work of Lawrence J. Henderson'"" who in 1908 first delineated in a unified manner the… CONTINUE READING