respiratory acidosis


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respiratory acidosis

n.
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Noun1.respiratory acidosis - acidosis resulting from reduced gas exchange in the lungs (as in emphysema or pneumonia); excess carbon dioxide combines with water to form carbonic acid which increases the acidity of the blood
acidosis - abnormally high acidity (excess hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues
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res·pi·ra·to·ry ac·i·do·sis

n. acidosis respiratoria, causada por retención de dióxido de carbono debido a hipoventilación.
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Moreover, if these patients have a history of asthma, anesthesiologists might encounter high airway pressure, respiratory acidosis, tissue hypoxia, and even life-threatening cardiac arrest, especially in the period of induction or intubation.[3] In general, surgeons or anesthesiologists should inquire their patients' history of asthma control and should appropriately direct them under a specialist's supervision for a period to minimize the risk of bronchospasm during the surgery.
Generally, in patients with ARDS ventilated with high PEEP and low V T, respiratory acidosis develops associated with elevated PaC[O.sub.2].
Pain in labour causes a maternal respiratory acidosis; this causes a left shift of the oxygen haemoglobin dissociation curve, and impairs oxygen delivery to the fetus.
They also reported a higher incidence of respiratory acidosis and atelectasis (p<0.001) when right sided DLT were used16.
Metabolic acidosis has been documented in mist net-captured mourning doves (Zenaida macroura), and respiratory acidosis has been documented in house sparrows (Passer domesticus), suggesting acid-base changes may occur shortly after capture in birds.
The initial explanation was respiratory acidosis, and ventilation parameters were increased.
The patient developed progressive respiratory acidosis and required emergent fetal delivery and intubation with mechanical ventilation.
Arterial blood gas (ABG) demonstrated respiratory acidosis. A chest radiography showed opacification of and volume loss in the left lung (Figures 1(a) and 1(b)).
Her ABG revealed respiratory acidosis with severe hypoxia (7.30/ 48/ 35/ 22).
One year-period prevalence study of respiratory acidosis in acute exacerbations of COPD: implications for the provision of non-invasive ventilation and oxygen administration.
The respiratory acidosis, hypercarbia, and hypoxia were not, however, the major cause of her mental dysfunction.