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Disorders of Electrolytes

  • Flávio Eduardo Nácul

Abstract

Disorders of electrolytes are common in critically ill surgical patients. This chapter will discuss the etiology, diagnosis, and management of abnormalities of sodium, potassium, magnesium, calcium, and phosphorous.

Keywords

Diabetes Insipidus Plasma Osmolality Urine Osmolality Serum Osmolality Magnesium Deficiency 
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  • Flávio Eduardo Nácul
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  1. 1.Intensive Care MedicineUniversity Hospital of the Federal University of Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroBrazil

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