Let’s review. Regulation of Acid-Base Balance. Buffering systems neutralize acids & bases & include lungs & renals Buffer— substance or a group of substances that can absorb or release H+ to correct an acid-base imbalance Arterial pH indirect measurement of H+ ion.
Metabolic acidosisresp increasegreater amt CO2 exhaleddecreased acidic level
PaCO2 35–45 mmHg
PaO2 80–100 mmHg
HCO3− 22–26 mmol/L