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Question Combined Metabolic Alkalosis and Respiratory Acidosis!

Which of the following sets of plasma values is most consistent with combined metabolic alkalosis and respiratory acidosis?
PO2 PCO2 HCO3
(mm Hg) (mm Hg) pH (mEq/L)
(A) 50 50 7.45 31
(B) 55 60 7.30 25
(C) 80 30 7.56 27
(D) 80 50 7.23 20
(E) 90 45 7.37 24
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i guess it is AAAAAA:sorry::sorry:
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its C option i think
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A, if the increase in PaCO2 is more than 0.7 times the increase in bicarbonate, then metabolic alkalosis coexists with primary respiratory acidosis

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/243160-overview
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