Amin Shahriar, Author at Rheumatology Advisor

Amin Shahriar

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Respiratory alkalosis

Respiratory alkalosis I. Problem/Condition. Respiratory alkalosis is produced by a primary reduction in the partial pressure of carbon dioxide. II. Diagnostic Approach A. What is the differential diagnosis for this problem? A decrease in the partial pressure of carbon dioxide (PaCO2) could be due to respiratory alkalosis or could be a compensatory response to metabolic…

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