Which group of muscles are attached to bones and joints? READ ONLY – This is an older file format. T… Situations Analysis Exercise For each of the situations listed below: 1. identify the type (respiratory or metabolic) of acidosis or alkalosis it would tend to cause, and 2. explain why it would tend to cause that type of alkalosis or acidosis. Your explanations should be brief, but concise. Write them in your own words, not in technical jargon you don’t understand! The situations are as follows: 1. renal failure 2. excessive ingestion of bicarbonate 3. COPD 4. Emphysema 5. Severe diarrhea 6.