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Respiratory alkalosis

Respiratory alkalosis is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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Etiology

Pulmonary disease

  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Pulmonary edema
Nonpulmonary causes of hypoxia
  • Hypotension
  • Severe anemia
  • High altitude
CNS-mediated disorders
  • Anxiety-hyperventilation syndrome
  • CNS lesion
  • Sepsis, trauma
  • Pharmacologic or hormonal: salicylates, nicotine, caffeine, pregnancy
  • Hepatic failure
  • Recovery from metabolic acidosis
  • Heat exposure
Mechanical overventilation

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Last updated: December 1, 2014

Citation

Zeiger, Roni F.. "Respiratory Alkalosis." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114285/all/Respiratory_alkalosis.
Zeiger RF. Respiratory alkalosis. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114285/all/Respiratory_alkalosis. Accessed April 20, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Respiratory alkalosis. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114285/all/Respiratory_alkalosis
Zeiger RF. Respiratory Alkalosis [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 April 20]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114285/all/Respiratory_alkalosis.
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