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How are respiratory acidosis and metabolic acidosis different?

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Dr. James Cain
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

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Respiratory acidosis is the result of co2 build up in the blood, metabolic acidosis is the result of inability to remove acids or the addition of acids to the system.

In brief: The source

Respiratory acidosis is the result of co2 build up in the blood, metabolic acidosis is the result of inability to remove acids or the addition of acids to the system.
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