Acidosis is an increased acidity in the blood marked by a drop below from a normal range of in your blood plasma pH. Changes in the pH of arterial blood outside this normal range of result in disease causing cell damage.
Every nurse listens to lung sounds. From the general practice nurse to the ICU nurse, lung sounds tell you a great deal about a patient and their relative health. However, knowing the difference between a rale, a crackle, and a wheeze is sometimes still a