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Written for beginners in the area of application of chemistry to human physiology, particularly students of nursing, pharmacy, and medical technology, this brief volume touches the important parts of this field. The book is divided into three stages. Part One covers the basic concepts of solutions, ions, and acid-base balance. Part Two applies these concepts to clinical conditions including parenteral maintenance, edema, renal failure, and imbalances. Part Three is a glossary of terms used, a brief bibliography, and an index.
Many of the definitions are succinctly good, with no pretense to completeness or strictness, they are pragmatic and utilitarian. Presumably
Basic Facts of Body Water and Ions.. Ann Intern Med. ;53:1100. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-53-5-1100_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1960;53(5):1100.
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