Acidosis or alkalosis

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A patient has a long history of smoking. He has blood studies done because he is very tired, is short of breath, and just does not feel well. His blood gases reveal the following findings: pH, 7.3; HCO 27 mEq/L; CO 58 mmHg. What is the interpretation of these gases? Which of the following is correct?

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