Exercise 10: Acid-Base Balance: Activity 1: Hyperventilation Lab Report Pre-lab Quiz Results You scored 100% by answering 4 out of 4 questions correctly. 1.
The fastest compensatory mechanism for maintaining pH homeostasis in the human body is You correctly answered: c. the chemical buffering system. 2.
An increase in hydrogen ion concentration would You correctly answered: d. decrease pH. 3.
The amount of carbon dioxide in the blood is measured in You correctly answered: b. mm Hg. 4.
The reaction of water and carbon dioxide is catalyzed by You correctly answered: a. carbonic anhydrase. 05/12/13
Experiment Results Predict Question: Predict Question: What do you think will happen to the pH and PCO2 levels with hyperventilation? Your answer : b. pH will decrease and PCO2 will increase. Stop & Think Questions: Were the pH and PCO2 in the normal range? You correctly answered: c. Both pH and PCO2 were in the normal range. What was the effect of returning to normal breathing after hyperventilation? You correctly answered: b. The breathing stopped temporarily to retain carbon dioxide. Experiment Data:
Hyperventilation / Normal
Post-lab Quiz Results You scored 100% by answering 4 out of 4 questions correctly. 1.
Hyperventilation results in You correctly answered: b. respiratory alkalosis. 2.
With hyperventilation, the higher peaks on the tracing indicate You correctly answered: a. a larger volume of air. 3.
Which of the following is not a potential cause of respiratory alkalosis? You correctly answered: d. emphysema 4.
The kidneys can compensate for respiratory alkalosis by You correctly answered: b. retaining H+ and excreting bicarbonate ion. 05/12/13
Review Sheet Results 1.
Describe the normal ranges for pH and carbon dioxide in the blood. Your answer: The human body maintains a...
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