Acid-Base Balance Tutorial

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

Henderson Equation Options: Henderson Equation   Test Yourself 

Interactive Henderson Equation: Test Yourself

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Henderson Equation pH


Change the Numbers:
Click on the "+" and "-" buttons, or
Type a value in the appropriate box.
Confirm with Update
or press ENTER or RETURN.
Answers: Use the "Select" buttons
on the right to test yourself.


It is helpful to understand the way this program works: As you adjust the pH, [H+], [HCO3-], or Base Excess, the PCO2 is held constant. When adjusting the PCO2, the Base Excess is held constant.


Just use the Equation and observe what happens.

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Acid-Base Tutorial
Alan W. Grogono
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