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    Acid-Base Disorders Board Review Questions, Free CME Quick Quiz

    Acid-Base Disorders Board Review Questions: Free CME Quiz

    Acid-Base Disorders CME Quiz courtesy of Med-Challenger Online Medical Education

    This week's Med-Challenger free CME quiz - Acid-Base Disorders - the quick quiz covers ingestions that result in alkalosis; laboratory findings in patients with renal tubular acidosis; the most common etiology of pediatric acidosis; and acid-base findings of Cushing syndrome, especially during an exacerbation of the condition.


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    Here's this week's sample CME board review question on acid-base disorders:

    A 17-year-old girl presents to you after an argument with her parents. She describes an acute change in her hearing and some abdominal discomfort and nausea/vomiting.

    Her vital signs are: heart rate of 120 beats/minute, blood pressure of 135/80 mm Hg, respiratory rate of 22 breaths/minute, and temperature of 100 °F.

    Laboratory studies reveal that the patient is pregnant and include the following:
    Serum sodium: 140
    Chloride: 100
    Bicarbonate: 18
    Blood urea nitrogen: 20
    Creatinine: 1.5
    Glucose: 100

    Blood gas study is obtained that reveals a pH value of 7.50, a pCO2 value of 25, and bicarbonate level of 19.


    What correctly describes the patient's blood gas value and possible etiology?

    Answer Options:

    Pure metabolic alkalosis; methanol ingestion

    Pure metabolic acidosis; methanol ingestion

    Pure respiratory acidosis; opiate ingestion

    Mixed metabolic acidosis/respiratory alkalosis; salicylate ingestion

    Mixed metabolic acidosis/respiratory alkalosis; methanol ingestion

    The correct answer is:

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