The body’s most efficient pH-balancing force is the:
a. chemical buffer system.
b. respiratory system.
c. renal system.
d. metabolic system.
Correct answer: a. Chemical buffers, substances that combine with excess acids or bases, act immediately to maintain pH. The chemical buffer system is the body’s most efficient pH-balancing force.
To learn more, read the continuing education article: “Perfecting your acid-base balancing act”.
Needs a good analysis for this simple question. Is it just a typo?
This page is currently being reviewed by the editors of American Nurse Today.com
I agree with the above comments. Someone needs to look at this question and have the answers match up with it.
Methylxanthines = Respiratory acidosis!
Hope someone is reading these comments and will correct this.
I was also confused with the answer choices given
The answers in the online magazine do not match the answers given when looking for the answers. Please check this.