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This book maintains the high standard of quality set by previous publications of the Ciba Foundation. Numerous aspects of water and electrolyte metabolism are covered with respect to changes at the extreme ages of life in both experimental animals and in human beings. There are discussions of derangements of electrolyte metabolism and their control and regulation by hormones and the kidneys. There are also short sections devoted to magnesium deficiency and to water and electrolyte abnormalities in respiratory failure and in congestive heart failure. Where the information presented is new or controversial, there is excellent discussion at the end of
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Water and Electrolyte Metabolism in Relation to Age and Sex.. Ann Intern Med. 1959;51:414. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-51-2-414_1
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