I'd like an explanation for this ABG:
It should represent a slight metabolic acidosis.. correct? in positive case, what kind of anion GAP do we have?
Could you explain the possible causes of this happening, and the primary reasons of the illness?
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Considering the bicarbonate buffering system in the blood, if the enzyme carbonic anhydrase's activity is inhibited, wouldn't this lead to an increased concentration of CO2 AND H2O at the tissue level? I'm reviewing the AAMC Sample Exam and I selected that CO2 concentrations would increase...