Nursing Bullets for Medical-Surgical Nursing is the ultimate reviewer for the NCLEX. This contains 160 bits of information, all about the concepts of Medical-Surgical Nursing that are easy to digest.
Metabolic Alkalosis is an acid-base imbalance characterized by excessive loss of acid or excessive gain of bicarbonate produced by an underlying pathologic disorder. Metabolic alkalosis causes metabolic, respiratory, and renal responses, producing characteristic symptoms. This condition is always secondary to an underlying cause.
The intraoperative phase extends from the time the client is admitted to the operating room, to the time of anesthesia administration, performance of the surgical procedure and until the client is transported to the recovery room or postanesthesia care unit (PACU).
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