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Acid-Base Balance in Cerebral Fluids

Handbook of Physiology, The Respiratory System, Control of Breathing

  1. Vladimir Fencl

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp030204

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Fencl, V. 2011. Acid-Base Balance in Cerebral Fluids. Comprehensive Physiology. 115–140.

Author Information

  1. Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Structural and Functional Considerations
    • 1.1
      Turnover Rate of Cerebral Fluids
    • 1.2
      Barriers Between Cerebral Fluids and Blood
    • 1.3
      Exchanges Between CSF and Cerebral ISF
    • 1.4
      Ionic Composition of Cerebral Fluids
  • 2
    Acid-Base Balance in Cerebral Fluids
    • 2.1
      Normal Acid-Base Balance
    • 2.2
      Acid-Base Disturbances
    • 2.3
      Relationships Between CSF and ISF in Acid-Base Disturbances
    • 2.4
      Conclusions