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Nursing care plan metabolic acidosis primary base bicarbonate deficiency

I. Pathophysiology a. Reflects a relative excess of acid or hydrogen (H+) and a deficit of base or bicarbonate (HCO3 –) b. Gain of strong acid may be endogenous (for example, ketoacids from lipid metabolism) or exogenous (for example, NH4Cl … Continue reading

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