SAMUEL H. HAY, M.D.; J. EDWIN WOOD JR., M.D., F.A.C.P.
Adequate control of sodium dietary intake has always been a vexing problem. The vagaries of the average patient tend to vitiate attempts at suitable sodium restriction in patients with edema or potential congestion. Appetizing and nutritious salt-free diets are difficult to arrange. The prevention of sodium absorption from ingested food would seem worthy of trial. Such a possibility lies in the use of a cation exchange resin which on oral ingestion mixes with the food, fixes certain basic electrolytes, and carries them out in the feces. It is the purpose of this study to describe our clinical experiences with such
HAY SH, WOOD JE. CATION EXCHANGE RESINS IN THE TREATMENT OF CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE1. Ann Intern Med. ;33:1139–1149. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-33-5-1139
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;33(5):1139-1149.
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