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?Negative reinforcement vs. positive reinforcement Most people think that positive reinforcement means to lavish praise or encouragement, and that is a good part of its essence, but not all of it. What is negative reinforcement, then? Is that about withholding praise? Scolding? Admonishing? Positive reinforcement is actually something we’re all pretty familiar with. When you were a kid, did you get a weekly allowance for …
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