How does aldosterone contribute to homeostasis? under what cirucmstances?
What is the driving force behind fluid shifts in the body?
Do you remember the various fluid compartments and the distribution of electrolytes in those compartments?
Which buffering systems exert the greatest effect on blood pH/
How is tissue osmolarity regulated?
Given a patient scenario can you identify acidosis versus and alkalosis and whether it is metabolic or respiratory? what mechanisms compensate for these conditions?
do you know the basics of fluid balance, electrolyte balance and pH balance… meaning how are they established and how and why they are maintained?

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