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Definition of the noun alkalemia

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noun - plural: -

  1. a blood disorder characterized by a lower concentration of hydrogen ions in the blood (which rises above 7.45 on the pH scale)

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Google previewObstetric and Gynecological Emergencies (2014)

by Goswami Deepti, Bhasin Sangeeta, Batra Swaraj

Acidemia/alkalemia: Refers to H+ state or pH. • Acidemia is an in H+ and a in arterial pH • Alkalemia is a in H+ and an in arterial pH Acidosis/alkalosis: A pathologic process that tends to accumulate acid or alkali but does not ...

Google previewPhysiology, E-Book (2013)

by Linda S. Costanzo

42, it is called alkalemia. The pH range compatible with life is 6.8 to 8.0. The mechanisms that contribute ...

Google previewICU Manual (2017)

by Prem Kumar

Alkalemia is a condition where the pH of the arterial blood is above 7.45. Both acidosis and alkalosis can further be divided into respiratory and metabolic depending on the etiology. As we have already seen: [H+] (nEq/L)=24× PCO2/ HCO3– ...

Google previewThe Washington Manual Nephrology Subspecialty Consult (2008)

by David Windus

Alkalemia is a decrease in the [H"] or an increase in the blood pH. Measurement of blood pH using an arterial blood gas (ABG) is optimally determined on blood drawn anaerobically in a heparinized syringe. The blood pH should be measured ...

Google previewCardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy - E-Book (2014)

Evidence to Practice by Donna Frownfelter, Elizabeth Dean

Alkalemia is an abnormal acid-base balance in which the bases dominate. When there is a decrease in HCO3−, it is seen in a negative base excess and referred to as a base deficit, which is usually seen as a negative number on the blood ...

Google previewEssential Medical Physiology (2003)

by Leonard R. Johnson

is called alkalemia and it suggests the presence of an alkalosis as the primary disorder. However, the plasma pH may also be in the normal range if there are offsetting primary acid–base disorders. FIGURE 7 Step 2 in ...

Google previewPulmonary Function Tests in Clinical Practice (2009)

by Ali Altalag, Jeremy Road, Pearce Wilcox

Alkalemia is an elevation of the final extracellular fluid ...

Google previewFoundations of Anesthesia (2006)

Basic Sciences for Clinical Practice by Hugh C. Hemmings, Philip M. Hopkins

alkalemia. Alkalosis is an abnormal condition that tends to increase blood pH. Alkalemia is a blood pH greater than 7.45. NORMAL. PHYSIOLOGY. Henderson–Hasselbalch. equation. The relationship between pH and buffer ...

Google previewBlueprints Medicine (2010)

by William A. Kormos, Davoren A. Chick

The term acidemia refers to a decrease in blood pH from normal, whereas alkalemia refers to an abnormal increase in blood pH. These terms are particularly useful when referring to mixed acid-base disturbances, when the direction of pH ...

Google previewCardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy (2009)

A Clinical Manual by Joanne Watchie

35, whereas alkalemia refers to a pH greater than 7.45, which can be either respiratory hyperaldosteronism), severe potassium depletion, and excessive alkali intake (e.g., bicarbonate 228 ...

Google previewPathophysiology (2014)

The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children by Kathryn L. McCance, Sue E. Huether

Alkalemia is a state in which the pH of arterial blood is greater than 7.45. A systemic decrease in hydrogen ion concentration or an excess of base is termed alkalosis. Acid-base imbalances may have a metabolic or respiratory etiology or may ...

Google previewCampbell-Walsh Urology (2011)

Expert Consult Premium Edition: Enhanced Online Features and Print, 4-Volume Set by Alan J. Wein, Louis R. Kavoussi, Andrew C. Novick, Alan W. Partin, Craig A. Peters

Alkalemia is a blood pH of greater than 7.44. Acidosis is an abnormal condition or process that would lower arterial pH if no other condition existed, and alkalosis is a condition that would raise pH. The basic information required to diagnose an ...

Google previewThe Nutrition and Health Dictionary (1995)

by Percy Russell, Anita Williams

alkalemia. As human blood increases above pH 7.4, it becomes more alkaline and the condition is called alkalemia.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease (2009)

With 213 Tables by Florian Lang

WAGNER Institute of Physiology and Zurich Center for Integrative Human Physiology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Synonyms Alcalosis; Alkalemia Definition and Characteristics Alkalosis is ...

Google previewMosby's Dental Dictionary (2013)

by Elsevier, Mosby

alkalosis, respiratory, n alkalemia produced by hypoventilation. Plasma ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Good Health (2003)

by Robert A. Ronzio

alkalemia A blood condition characterized by ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

Alice in Wonderland syndrome alienation alignment aliment alimentation Alimta aliphatic aliphatic acid aliphatic alcohol aliskiren alitretinoin alkalemia M alkali burn alkaline ash alkaline ash-producing foods alkaline bath alkaline phosphatase ...

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

or intake of bicarbonate and compensatory mechanisms may fail thereby leading to alkalemia.

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

Alkalemia: > 7.45 Acidemia: ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

Alkalemia: > 7.45 Acidemia: ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Alkalemia A ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

alkalemia [al′′k ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

Also spelt alkalemia. alkali/alމkۑlƯ/ [Ar, al+ galiy, wood ash], a compound with the chemical characteristics of a base. It reacts with an acid to form a salt, as for example when potassium hydroxide reacts with hydrochloric acid to form ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Sports Nutrition (2013)

by Ronald J. Maughan

Similarly,the degreeof alkalemia prior to exercise could not account for theindividual differencesin exercise capacity, although exercise affected bloodmarkers differently between participants whoimproved and those who didnot.

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

alkalemia (él'ké-lé'mI-é) N. state of higher than normal alkalinity in the blood ( representing a lower concentration of hydrogen ions), state in which the pH of the ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

alkalemia. excessive alkalinity of blood, as reflected in a pH of arterial blood that lies above the normal range (7.35 to 7.45 in humans). alkali.

Google previewBantam Medical Dictionary, Fifth Edition (2009)

by Laurence Urdang

('umpui'¢' alkalemia. acid-etch technique a technique for bonding resin-based restorative materials to the enamel of teeth: it is used to retain and seal the margins of *fillings. to retain brackets of fixed *orthodoiitic appliances. and to retain ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

alkalemia, excessive alkalinity of blood, as reflected in ...

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