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1

The majority of CO2 carried in the blood is in the form of:

bicarb

2

How do kidneys compensate for increased altitude?

increased elimination of bicarb

3

V/Q = 0 demonstrates...

airway obstruction, i.e. shunt

4

V/Q approaching infinity demonstrates...

blood blow obstruction

5

What is methemoglobin? How is it treated?

oxidized form of hgb that does not readily bind O, and has an increased affinity for cyanide

methylene blue

6

Most common symptoms of CO poisoning.

Headache