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Respiratory acidosis

Respiratory acidosis: Introduction

Respiratory acidosis: Respiratory acidosis is acidosis (abnormally increased acidity of the blood) due to decreased ventilation of the pulmonary alveoli, leading to elevated arterial carbon dioxide concentration. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Respiratory acidosis is available below.

Symptoms of Respiratory acidosis

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Respiratory acidosis: Complications

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Causes of Respiratory acidosis

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Respiratory acidosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Respiratory acidosis

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Respiratory acidosis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Respiratory acidosis

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Respiratory acidosis: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Respiratory acidosis

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Clinical Trials for Respiratory acidosis

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Definitions of Respiratory acidosis:

Excess retention of carbon dioxide in the body resulting from ventilatory impairment. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Acidosis resulting from reduced gas exchange in the lungs (as in emphysema or pneumonia); excess carbon dioxide combines with water to form carbonic acid which increases the acidity of the blood - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

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More information about Respiratory acidosis

  1. Respiratory acidosis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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