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Keoacidios

Patient: Santo was administered intravenous saline (NaCl solution) in the ER in order to rapidly increase his blood volume and pressure. What salt concentration (as a precent) would not disrupt Santo’s osmotic equilibrium?

 

 

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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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