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Acid-Base Balance

ROME

Respiratory Opposite

• pH up PCO2 down = Alkalosis

• pH down PCO2 up = Acidosis

Metabolic Equal

• pH up HCO3 up = Alkalosis

• pH down HCO3 down = Acidosis

RUB MUB Compensation

Respiratory Uses Bicarb, Metabolic Uses Breathing

Respiratory Acidosis, Retain Bicarb

Respiratory Alkalosis, Excrete Bicarb

Metabolic Acidosis, Increase Breathing

Metabolic Alkalosis, Decrease Breathing