Acid-Base Balance Tutorial

by "Grog" (Alan W. Grogono), Professor Emeritus, Tulane University Department of Anesthesiology

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Interactive Acid-Base Diagram: PCO2 vs. SBE

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 Alkalosis   Respiratory   Acidosis 


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Acid-Base Diagram


Drag, or click, the Mouse: The reports are designed to mimic those which a physician might write. Here, the report is presented as a list to demonstrate the structure. The reports are identical to the ones on the Diagram Page but displayed as these components:

  1. Comment about normality.
  2. Introductory phrase.
  3. Primary component adjective.
  4. 1y component - Resp or Met.
  5. 1y component - Acid or Alkaline.
  6. Linking phrase.
  7. Secondary component adjective.
  8. 2y component Resp or Met.
  9. 2y component - Acid or Alkaline.
  10. Comment if change is typical.

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Acid-Base Tutorial
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