Is a person with arterial blood pH above 7.45 said to have acidosis?

1 Answer
Mar 1, 2016

pH above than 7.45 is considered as alkalosis.


Normally the pH of blood ranges from 7.35 to 7.45. pH in this range is necessary for the body to function properly. pH below than 7.35 is considered to be acidosis and pH more than 7.45 is considered as alkalosis.

Depending on the cause, whether it is renal or respiratory. Both acidosis and alkalosis are divided into:
Respiratory acidosis
Metabolic acidosis
Respiratory alkalosis
Metabolic alkalosis

*Acidosis or alkalosis are said to be MIXED if both renal and respiratory systems are responsible for the condition.