Regulation of Acid-Base Balance

  • Esmail Koushanpour
  • Wilhelm Kriz
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Abstract

In a healthy man, the arterial plasma concentration of hydrogen ions, [H+]P, expressed in pH units (pH = −log [H+]) is alkaline and ranges from 7.35 to 7.45, but may range from 7.0 to 7.8 in pathological states.

Keywords

Proximal Tubule Metabolic Acidosis Titratable Acid Metabolic Alkalosis Respiratory Acidosis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Esmail Koushanpour
    • 1
  • Wilhelm Kriz
    • 2
  1. 1.Northwestern University Medical SchoolChicagoUSA
  2. 2.University of HeidelbergHeidelbergFederal Republic of Germany

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