(EN) – Acid-Base Tutorial: Terminology | Alan W. Grogono

The history of acid-base balance has left us with challenging terminology. This is of special importance to medical students and residents because examiners rely on this confusing material to write test questions. The beneficiary would appear to be the examiner – not the student.

Acidosis and Alkalosis
Anion Gap
Base Excess (BE)
Bicarbonate: Calculated Dose
Contraction alkalosis
Dilutional acidosis
Henderson Equation
Henderson-Hasselbalch Equation
History – the Problem
Metabolic Acids
Metabolic Acidosis
pH – what it means
Respiratory Acid
Respiratory Acidosis
Standard Base Excess (SBE)
Standard Bicarbonate
Standard pH
Treatable Volume

via: Acid-Base Tutorial

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