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.
Acid-Base Tutorial for Physicians, Residents, Nurses, and Students
The pH level has profound effects on all body chemistry, health and disease. Extended pH imbalances of any kind are not well tolerated by the body.
Definition. Acid-base balance can be defined as homeostasis of the body fluids at a normal arterial blood pH ranging between 7.37 and 7.43. Description
Introduction. The aim of this article is to provide the reader with a basic understanding of the physiology and biochemistry of acid base balance and its disturbances.
Acid-Base Balance, An Overview. Hayley Morse, DVM; Julie L. Webb, DVM; Bruce E. LeRoy, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVP. Class of 2007 (Morse) and Department of Pathology (Webb, LeRoy ...