respiratory alkalosis


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respiratory alkalosis

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Noun1.respiratory alkalosis - alkalosis resulting from increased gas exchange in the lungs (as in hyperventilation associated with extreme anxiety or aspirin intoxication or metabolic acidosis)
alkalosis - abnormally high alkalinity (low hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues
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Cerebral edema due to hyperammonia causes hyperventilation and respiratory alkalosis (6,8).
66% of patients had acute respiratory alkalosis explained by hyperventilation due to anxiety and 11.
While in children in whom the trachea was not intubated hiccup was associated with a decrease in respiratory frequency and minute volume, oxygen desaturation, and relative bradycardia, hiccupping spells were characterized by hyperventilation and respiratory alkalosis if the trachea was intubated [12].
2] is found to be less than 35 mmHg, leading to the diagnosis of respiratory alkalosis.
Among mixed acid base disorders metabolic acidosis with respiratory alkalosis occurred more commonly as compared to other mixed disorders.
One assignment was on a case relating to carbon monoxide poisoning, another assignment was a case of respiratory alkalosis.
1986), and Belay and Teeter (1993) who showed that heat stress causes rapid shallow breathing inducing respiratory alkalosis thus increasing blood pH.
The patient developed a profound respiratory alkalosis 6-10 h after admission secondary to the hyperammonemia.
Hyperventilation-induced respiratory alkalosis did not cause vasospasm in the coronary arteries.