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Acid-Base Disturbance

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Calculate the anion gap Na = 135, K = 5, PO2 = 90, HCO3 = 10, Cl = 104, PCO2 = 45 (AIPG 2011)



A 21

B 16

C 36

D None of the above

Ans. A

[AG = (Na) – (Cl + HCO3)] so in this case

AG is [(135) – (104+10)]

= 135 – 114

= 21

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