Name 3 standard diagnostic blood tests that are normally used to recognize and classify acidosis or alkalosis as either respiratory or metabolic in nature. (1 pt) 6. Give 2 reasons why an elderly person needs to drink more water than a younger person to maintain his/her fluid balance? (1 pt) 7. Given the following information, classify the following acid- base imbalances. Use table 27-4 in your textbook as a guide. Make sure to check if the problem could be acute or compensated and answer accordingly! (2 pts) 7.7 results Patient 1 Patient 2 Patient 3 Patient 4 pH 7.5 7.3 7.1 PCO, 31 33 55 60 Na 138 140 136 HCO, 26 22 24 33 140 Patient #1 Patient #2 Patient #3 Patient #4

  
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