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Body compartments and fluid balance

Catherine Spoors and Kevin Kiff

in Training in Anaesthesia

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9780199227266
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753176 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199227266.003.0011

Series: Oxford Speciality Training

Body compartments and fluid             balance

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Body compartments - Movement of water across cell membranes - Tonicity and sodium concentration - ECF volume and total sodium balance - Movement of fluid across the capillary wall - Crystalloids and colloids - Principles of fluid management I - Principles of fluid management II - Potassium - Potassium imbalance - Acid–base balance: [H+] and pH - Acid production - Strong ion difference

Chapter.  18244 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anaesthetics

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