Fluids and Electrolytes
The body is mostly liquid --various electrolytes dissolved in water. Electrolytes are ions (electrically charged versions) of essential elements. Electrolyte balance must remain in a narrow range for the body to function.
Pomeranz, H. (2018). Fluids and electrolytes. In Stewart, J. G. (Ed.). Atlas of pathophysiology (4th ed., pp. 38-46). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.
Atlas of pathophysiology
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