Chapter 1

Acid-base fundamentals

In this chapter, you will learn the basic principles behind acid-base analysis. Look inside and see how the pH is determined by bicarbonate and pCO2. This chapter concludes with a handy rule for how to determine if the primary underlying disorder is metabolic or respiratory.
7 Lessons (22m 46s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 2

Respiratory disorders—a short primer

In this ultra-short chapter (consisting of just one lesson) you will get a short introduction to respiratory disorders.
1 Lesson (0m 59s)
Chapter 4

Mixed metabolic disorders

Several metabolic acid-base problems can be present in one patient at the same time. In this chapter, we will teach you exactly how you can find out if that's the case in your patient.
3 Lessons (11m 02s), 1 Quiz
Chapter 5

Metabolic alkalosis

After completing this chapter you will know about the most common causes for metabolic alkalosis. You will also learn several key concepts with respect to its treatment.
2 Lessons (9m 08s)
Chapter 6


In this chapter we've come up with super-simple rules that will help you decide if compensation is adequate or not. You'll understand exactly how the lungs compensate a metabolic problem and how the kidneys compensate a respiratory problem.
2 Lessons (8m 12s)