TITLE

alkalosis

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p77
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry for "alkalosis" is presented. It refers to a condition that manifests an actual or relative increase in blood alkalinity because of alkalies accumulation or acid reduction. This condition lacks specific signs or symptoms, but if it is severe, there are manifestations of apathy, confusion, stupor, and tetany as shown by a positive Chvostek's sign.
ACCESSION #
62133793

 

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