Acid-base disorders

Philip M. Alapat, Janice L. Zimmerman

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Acid-base disorders present some of the most challenging problems in the care of critically ill patients. They alter physiologic function and contribute to morbidity and mortality. Proper management of these disorders is not possible without the understanding of blood gas interpretation and basic acid-base balance physiology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSurgical Intensive Care Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherSpringer US
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9780387778921
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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