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Quiz Time

The body’s most efficient pH-balancing force is the:

a. chemical buffer system.

b. respiratory system.

c. renal system.

d. metabolic system.

Correct answer: a. Chemical buffers, substances that combine with excess acids or bases, act immediately to maintain pH. The chemical buffer system is the body’s most efficient pH-balancing force.

To learn more, read the continuing education article: “Perfecting your acid-base balancing act”.

7 thoughts on “Quiz Time”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Needs a good analysis for this simple question. Is it just a typo?

  2. AMNT says:

    This page is currently being reviewed by the editors of American Nurse Today.com

  3. Deb says:

    I agree with the above comments. Someone needs to look at this question and have the answers match up with it.

  4. Jack says:

    Methylxanthines = Respiratory acidosis!

  5. Anonymous says:

    Hope someone is reading these comments and will correct this.

  6. Anonymous says:

    I was also confused with the answer choices given

  7. Anonymous says:

    The answers in the online magazine do not match the answers given when looking for the answers. Please check this.

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