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A new, major monograph by 24 authorities. The first eight chapters survey the normal and abnormal physiologic functions that must be understood for interpretation and treatment of problems in disease: acid-base regulation, water and electrolyte metabolism and control, fluid therapy, dehydration, and edema. Of special interest is the opening historical chapter by the late Donald Van Slyke, a pioneer in this field. The next nine chapters discuss disorders of the neonatal infant, and the last sixteen take up syndromes, interpretations, and treatment in older infants and children. Although the main audience for this authoritative monograph will be pediatricians, it would
The Body Fluids in Pediatrics. Medical, Surgical, and Neonatal Disorders of Acid-Base Status, Hydration, and Oxygenation.. Ann Intern Med. ;80:132. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-80-1-132_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1974;80(1):132.
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