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Definition of the noun alkalosis

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noun - plural: alkaloses

  1. abnormally high alkalinity (low hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic word: pathology = any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
    • more specific terms:

Alternative definition of the noun alkalosis

noun

  1. An abnormally increased alkalinity in the blood.

Specialised definition of the noun alkalosis

Glossary of sports

a condition in which the alkali level in the body tissue is high, producing cramps (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

Phrases with alkalosis

  1. metabolic alkalosis
  2. respiratory alkalosis

Printed books with definitions for alkalosis

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Google previewMosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference (2015)

Medicine, Medicine by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Metabolic alkalosis is a metabolic condition in which the pH of tissue is elevated beyond the normal range (7.357.45). This is the result of decreased hydrogen ion concentration, leading to increased bicarbonate, or alternatively a direct result ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Medical-Surgical Nursing, Volume 1 by Priscilla Lemone, ISBN 9780131713093 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Metabolic alkalosis is a metabolic condition in which the pH of tissue is elevated beyond the normal range ( 7.357.45 ). This is the result of decreased hydrogen ion concentration, leading to increased bicarbonate, or alternatively a direct result ...

Google previewHigh Acuity Nursing (2015)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Respiratory alkalosis: Respiratory alkalosis is a medical condition in which increased respiration (hyperventilation) elevates the blood pH (a condition generally called alkalosis). It is one of...

Terminology •Alkalosis refers to a high pH in tissue.

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Animal Physiology by Richard W. Hill, ISBN 9780878935598 (2013)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Metabolic alkalosis is a metabolic condition in which the pH of tissue is elevated beyond the normal range ( 7.35-7.45 ). This is the result of decreased...

Google previewe-Study Guide for Linne & Ringsrud's Clinical Laboratory Science: The Basics and Routine Techniques, textbook by Mary Louise Turgeon (2013)

Medicine, Medicine by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Metabolic alkalosis: Metabolic alkalosis is a metabolic condition in which the pH of tissue is elevated beyond the normal range ( 7.357.45 ). This is the result of decreased...

Terminology •Alkalosis refers to ahighpH in tissue.•Alkalemia refers to ...

Google previewPediatric Nephrology in the ICU (2008)

by Stefan G. Kiessling, Jens Goebel, Michael J.G. Somers

Alkalosis is a disorder that predisposes to high systemic pH. This is usually caused either by an increase ...

Google previewSeeleys Anatomy and Physiology (2016)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Alkalosis refers to a condition reducing hydrogen ion concentration of arterial blood plasma (alkalemia). Generally, alkalosis is said to occur when pH of the blood exceeds 7.45. The opposite condition is acidosis (when pH falls below 7.35).

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Portable Fluids and Electrolytes (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Metabolicalkalosis: Metabolic alkalosis is a metabolic condition in which the pH of tissue is elevated beyond the normal range ( 7.357.45 ). This is the result of decreased hydrogen ion concentration, leading to increased bicarbonate, ...

Google previewClinical Biochemistry (2014)

Metabolic and Clinical Aspects by William J. Marshall, Márta Lapsley, Andrew Day, Ruth Ayling

Respiratory alkalosis is a consequence of the rate of excretion of carbon dioxide exceeding the rate of production, leading to a decrease in PCO2. This is usually due to stimulation of the respiratory centre: the stimulus may be toxic, reflex, ...

Google previewBrenner and Rector's The Kidney (2011)

by Maarten W. Taal, Glenn M. Chertow, Philip A. Marsden, Karl Skorecki, Alan S. L. Yu, Barry M. Brenner

Respiratory alkalosis is a common occurrence during mechanical ventilation.

Thus, chronic respiratory alkalosis is an expected feature of pregnancy.

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Paramedic Practice Today: Above and Beyond, Volume 2 by Barbara J Aehlert, ISBN 9780323043755 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Alkalosis: Alkalosis refers to a condition reducing hydrogen ion concentration of arterial blood plasma (alkalemia). Generally, alkalosis is said to occur when pH of the blood exceeds 7.45. The opposite condition is acidosis (when pH falls ...

Google previewMedical Biochemistry (2014)

by John Baynes, Marek H. Dominiczak

Alkalosis is the process that decreases the amount of hydrogen ion. respiratory acidosis, metabolic acidosis, respiratory alkalosis, and metabolic alkalosis (Fig. 25.3). However, mixed disorders can also develop; we consider them later.

Google previewContemporary Nephrology (2012)

by Saulo Klahr, Carolyn Mercer

alkalosis is the preferential transport of divalent phosphate (HPO4"). However, recent studies indicate that pH may directly affect the transporter, a decrease in pH reducing the affinity of the transporter for sodium." ROGER A. L. SUTTON and ...

Google previewEssential Guide to Acute Care (2008)

by Nicola Cooper, Kirsty Forrest, Paul Cramp

alkalosis is a normal finding in advanced pregnancy [5]. The alveolar–arterial (A-a) gradient is not affected by pregnancy and is normal in this case (see Chapter 4). Arterial blood gases can be normal in peripheral pulmonary emboli and ...

Google previewKozier and Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing , Concepts, Practice, and Process (2016)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Alkalosis: Alkalosis refers to a condition reducing hydrogen ion concentration of arterial blood plasma (alkalemia). Generally, alkalosis is said to occur when pH of the blood exceeds 7.45. The opposite condition is acidosis (when pH falls ...

Google previewEmergency Medicine (2000)

by Latha Stead

The maximum compensation for a chronic respiratory alkalosis is a HCO3 of 15 mEq. Therefore, choices B (acute respiratory alkalosis with metabolic compensation) and C (simple chronic respiratory alkalosis) are incorrect. This patient's ...

Google previewNCLEX-PN Exam Cram (2014)

by Wilda Rinehart, Diann Sloan, Clara Hurd

Alkalosis is a condition whereby the alkalinity of the blood is increased due to an accumulation of alkaline or a loss of acids. allergic ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Paramedic Care Principles and Practices Vol. 5 by Bryan E. Bledsoe, ISBN 9780135137000 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Alkalosis: Alkalosis refers to a condition reducing hydrogen ion concentration of arterial blood plasma (alkalemia). Generally,alkalosis is said tooccur when pH ofthe ...

Google previewThe 5-Minute ICU Consult (2012)

by Jose R. Yunen

EPIDEMIOLOGY Incidence Metabolic alkalosis is the most common acid–base disorder in hospitalized patients. Prevalence Accounts up to 50% of all acid– base disorders in hospitalized patients. RISK FACTORS r Drug use: Diuretics, ...

Google previewChurchill's Pocketbook of Differential Diagnosis (2014)

by Andrew T Raftery, Eric KS Lim, Andrew J K Ostor

RESPIRATORY ALKALOSIS Respiratory alkalosis is a common disorder in critically ...

Google previewPhysiology, (2009)

by Linda S. Costanzo

Metabolic alkalosis is the result of loss of fixed Hþ from the gastrointestinal tract; loss of fixed Hþ from the kidney (e.g., hyperaldosteronism); administration of solutions containing HCO3 À; or ECF volume contraction (e.g., administration of ...

Google previewHypertension: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease (2012)

by Henry R. Black, William Elliott

A dose-dependent mild metabolic alkalosis is a not uncommon feature of thiazide -type diuretic therapy. Severe metabolic alkalosis is much less frequent, and only occurs in association with loop diuretic use. The generation of a metabolic ...

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