Acid-Base Balance

Chapter 8 Acid-Base Balance

I. Acid and Base
A. Overview

B. Acids, bases, and buffers

C. Role of the kidneys in acid-base balance

2. Bicarbonate reclamation

3. De novo bicarbonate synthesis

The buffers used are filtered weak acids that make up what is called titratable acidity and ammonium; using bicarbonate as a buffer would accomplish nothing, because the effect of losing H+ would be offset by the simultaneous loss of image.

c. Regulation of de novo bicarbonate synthesis

D. Metabolic acidosis
1. Overview

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