negative base excess
A measure of metabolic acidosis based on the amount of strong alkali that would have to be added per unit volume of whole blood to titrate it to pH 7.4 while at a specified temperature and carbon dioxide pressure.
Negative Or Positive Reinforcement: Which Is Better?Whether positive reinforcement or negative reinforcement is better all depends on the situation and the personality of the receiving person.
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