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Respiratory Alkalosis

From Mediwikis

Causes

  • Iatrogenic- Excessive ventilation
  • Central Nervous System- Stroke, Meningitis, Fever (stimulating respiratory centre)
  • Psychiatric- Anxiety
  • Respiratory- Pneumonia
  • Pharmacological- Aspirin, Caffeine
  • pregnancy

Symptoms

  • Peripheral Paraesthesiae
  • Calcium Ion balance
    • Tetany
    • Fainting