ANT 250 II M4 SLP - consumption of fruits and vegetables),...

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Pamela Roberson ANT250 II Module 4 proberson@tuiu.edu
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Anatomy and Physiology II Acid-Base Metabolism
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Introduction Acid-Base balance Describe how the body maintains normal acid-base function.
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Acid-Base Balance Acid-base balance refers to the mechanisms the body uses to keep its fluids close to neutral pH (that is, neither basic nor acidic) so that the body can function normally.
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Acid-Base Balance The normal pH of systemic arterial blood is 7.35-7.45. pH is maintained by buffers. Homeostasis of pH is maintained by buffer systems.
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How the body Regulates PH Three mechanisms 1. Chemical buffer Bicarbonate (HCO3 2. Respiratory system Lungs 3. Urinary system Kidneys
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Acid-Base Balance Chemical Buffers-
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Acid-Base Balance
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Acid-Base and Diet All foods upon digestion ultimately must report to the kidney as either acid or base. When the diet yields a net acid load (such as low-carb fad diets that restrict
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Unformatted text preview: consumption of fruits and vegetables), the acid must be buffered by the alkaline stores of base in the body. Conclusion How acid/base balance is maintained in the body . References Loredo Community College (n. d.). Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid/Base Balance. Retrieved March 2, 2011from http://www.laredo.edu/science/rviswanath/2402ppt/acid-base%20balance.pp t Timiras, P. S. (2007). Fluids and Electrolyte Balance. Retrieved March 2, 2011from http://mcb.berkeley.edu/courses/mcb135e/kidneyfluid.html Merck Manual (2003). Acid base Balance. Retrieved March 2, 2011 from http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec12/ch159/ch159a.html Guinan, M. (n. d.). Interpretation of ABGs: A four step method . Retrieved March 2, 2011 from http://www.rnceus.com/course_frame.asp?exam_id=18&directory=abgs http://www.thepaleodiet.com/nutritional_tools/acid.shtml...
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course ANT 250 II taught by Professor Drlegg during the Winter '10 term at Trident Technical College.

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