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    Mechanisms in Metabolic and Respiratory Acidosis and Alkalosis

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    Compare and contrast the compensatory mechanisms employed in metabolic and respiatory acidosis and alkalosis.

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    I've attached a figure that really helped me in my undergraduate degree to understand and remember metabolic and respiratory acidosis and alkalosis. As a general guideline, metabolic conditions refer to dysregulation of bicarbonate buffering in the blood, often due to dysfunction in ...

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    This solution compares and contrasts the compensatory mechanisms that are employed in metabolic and respiatory acidosis and alkalosis.

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