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Published by Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Potassium in the body -- Congresses.,
  • Potassium -- Therapeutic use -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

StatementCompiled and edited by Alfred Soffer.
ContributionsSoffer, Alfred, ed., Aerospace Research Applications Center.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRM666.P8 P6
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 109 p.
Number of Pages109
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5548987M
LC Control Number67027938

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  The human body requires at least milligrams of potassium daily to support key functions. Among its many uses, potassium helps to regulate the . Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings Congress Congresses Congrès: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Potassium therapy. Springfield, Ill., Thomas [].   Potassium Chloride Injection should be administered with caution to patients who are at risk of experiencing hyperosmolality, acidosis, or undergo correction of alkalosis (conditions associated with a shift of potassium from intracellular to extracellular space) and patients treated concurrently or recently with agents or products that can / Essentially, salt and water therapy means creating a situation in which the cell will tend to return to normal. Many medical doctors do not understand why potassium will function in this way, and why a low sodium, high potassium diet is therapeutic. That is because our medical schools are in, but hopefully coming out of, a period of ossification inFile Size: 61KB.

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