Respiratory Alkalosis: Arterial Blood pH Increased with Decreased Arterial pCO 2 and Decreased Arterial H2CO3-
Hyperventilation in response to hypoxemia from a variety of causes
Hyperventilation without hypoxemia as a stimulus, as in anxiety and CNS disorders that increase the respiratory rate
Suggested Additional Lab Testing
Follow arterial pH, pco2, and h2co3 as the disorder worsens or resolves.
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