Water and Electrolyte Balance


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Water and Electrolyte Balance
1011302 Water and Electrolyte BalanceObjective A To explain the distribution of water within the body and to list the major functions of body water. Water is the most abundant substance in the human body (averaging 60% of the total body weight [BW], and ranging from 40% to 80%). Essentially all metabolic reactions that occur in the body require water. Body water is distributed between two major compartments: …
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The late Kent M. Van de Graaff; R. Ward Rhees; Sidney L. Palmer: Schaum's Outline of Human Anatomy and Physiology, Fourth Edition. Water and Electrolyte Balance, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export