Alkalemia – Metabolic and Respiratory Alkalosis

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Alkalemia hypokalemia (and sensitization to dig related arrhythmias) reduction of ionized calcium leading to neurologic symptoms Stimulates anaerobic metabolism Metabolic Alkalosis Plasma bicarb>45 seek to lower it to Nasogastric Suction/Vomiting Diuretics-from increased loss of urinary electrolytes and water. Cl loss balanced by reabsorbtion of bicarb, H+ moves into cells to allow eflux of K. Mg […]