When the body either makes too much acid or can’t get rid of acid in the blood, a condition known as metabolic acidosis develops. This can cause the body’s pH to drop, which is detrimental to its cells and tissues.
Metabolic acidosis can result in an unhealthy elevation of acid in the blood. The kidneys, lungs, and brain are all negatively affected by high blood acid levels. If neglected, it can also lead to coma and death.
How To Remember Non-Gap Acidosis Causes ?
Non-Gap Acidosis Causes :
- Acetazolamide (carbonic anhydrase inhibitors)
- Pancreatic fistula
Mnemonic: “HARD UP“
Mind Map / Concept Map /Memory Aid/ Mnemonic To Remember Non-Gap Acidosis Causes
Remember this for your NExT Medical Exit Test exam & USMLE, Pre-Med, NCLEX exams.
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Dr. Arin Nandi
Passionate About Medical Science & Helping Future Doctors Achieve Top Ranks In Medical Exams. He is professionally a dentist as well as a public health expert from JIPMER working in govt.health department