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Acid-Base Disturbance

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Interpret the following data. (AIIMS May 2013)

HCO3 = 38 meq / lit, Ph = 7.50

PCO2 = 20 mm Hg, PO2 = 90 mm Hg,



A Mix metabolic acidosis & respiratory acidosis

B Mix metabolic alkalosis & respiratory acidosis

C Mix metabolic acidosis & respiratory alkalosis

D Mix metabolic alkalosis & respiratory alkalosis

Ans. D

Mix metabolic alkalosis & respiratory alkalosis

In this case HCO3 is 38 (i.e. Metabolic alkalosis) and PCO2 is 20 (i.e. respiratory alkalosis) hence option D is the best answer.

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