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1
Renal secretion of phosphate acids is an example of renal compensation for respiratory acidosis.
A)True
B)False
2
A pH of 7.1 in a diabetic is caused by the production of compounds such as beta-hydroxybutyric acid.
A)True
B)False
3
Vomiting can result in either metabolic acidosis or alkalosis.
A)True
B)False
4
Metabolic alkalosis could develop in persons being treated for peptic (gastric) ulcers.
A)True
B)False
5
Persons who are obese usually have a higher percentage of body fat than those who are leaner.
A)True
B)False
6
High concentrations of blood sodium could cause tissue cells to expand from taking in excess water.
A)True
B)False
7
Erythrocytes will swell in a hypotonic solution.
A)True
B)False
8
During the drinking of water, the stretching of the stomach causes a hypothalamic reflex to send an impulse to the nervous system causing the person to stop.
A)True
B)False
9
The osmoreceptors in the hypothalamus cannot detect the change in body fluids until the loss is decreased to around 20% of body water.
A)True
B)False
10
The ability to sweat is the major method of regulating body water and concentration.
A)True
B)False
11
Loss of blood from trauma will usually reduce the amount of urine that is produced.
A)True
B)False
12
Diuretics can have an effect of reducing blood pressure.
A)True
B)False
13
Drinking water can cause intoxication with symptoms similar to alcohol.
A)True
B)False
14
Edema caused by surgical procedures or inflammation is always serious and must be treated.
A)True
B)False
15
Diuretics could be used to reduce the edema seen in the legs or sacral regions.
A)True
B)False
16
Surgical removal of a breast can cause edema in the arm.
A)True
B)False
17
Most of the requirement for electrolytes can be adequately met by drinking water.
A)True
B)False
18
Cells attempt to maintain electrical charge stability by transporting ions such as sodium inward as soon as they are lost from the cell.
A)True
B)False
19
Breast, lung or bone cancers can cause hypercalcemia.
A)True
B)False
20
Increases in carbon dioxide production usually result in a decrease in acidity.
A)True
B)False
21
The oxidation of fatty or amino acids always must cause a decrease in pH.
A)True
B)False
22
Factors that decrease the pH of a solution, must always increase the acidity.
A)True
B)False
23
Diuretics have a higher probability of causing a sodium rather than a potassium depletion.
A)True
B)False
24
Either hyperkalemia or hypokalemia could be associated with muscle paralysis or cardiac arrhythmias.
A)True
B)False
25
Carbonated beverages usually have a higher pH than stomach secretions.
A)True
B)False
26
Both components of the phosphate buffer system are acids, which breaks the normal buffering rules.
A)True
B)False
27
Holding one's breath tends to make the blood more acidic.
A)True
B)False
28
The respiratory centers in the pons and medulla are able to alter the pH of the blood.
A)True
B)False
29
A person's blood may be alkaline at the same time they are considered to be in acidosis.
A)True
B)False







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