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Chapter-11 Water and Electrolyte Balance

BOOK TITLE: Food & Nutrition for Nurses

Author
1. Singh Ruma
ISBN
9789350255698
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11556_11
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2012
Pages
14
Author Affiliations
1. Christian Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab
Chapter keywords
Homeostatic mechanism, acid-base balance, extracellular fluid, intracellular fluid, sensible loss, insensible loss, anti diuretic hormone, dehydration, oral rehydration solution, water intoxication, electrolytes, osmosis, osmotic equilibrium, antacids, cell-membrane permeability, genetic predisposition, hyponatremia, hypernatremia, Cushing’s syndrome, edema, hypokalemia, tachycardia, Addison’s disease, hyperkalemia

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