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The Physiological Basis of Diuretic Therapy.

The Physiological Basis of Diuretic Therapy. This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Here is a book that will be of great utility to those who read it carefully. The wondrous manner in which body water goes in and out of the vascular bed and is conserved and eliminated by the kidneys is still imperfectly understood. But those things which are known or strongly suspected are set forth in terms which even the less sophisticated should understand. The many gaps in our knowledge are pointed out with equal clarity. If modern views of the astonishing properties of renal tubular epithelial cells are correct, they must be among the most versatile possessed by man. But the complex activity going on in the kidney is no more exciting than that occurring simultaneously in the lungs—"In the second or so required for an erythrocyte to traverse a pulmonary capillary, bicarbonate ion must diffuse into the erythrocyte in exchange for chloride ion and associate with hydrogen http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Internal Medicine American Medical Association

The Physiological Basis of Diuretic Therapy.

Archives of Internal Medicine , Volume 106 (5) – Nov 1, 1960

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1960 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9926
eISSN
1538-3679
DOI
10.1001/archinte.1960.03820050153025
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Here is a book that will be of great utility to those who read it carefully. The wondrous manner in which body water goes in and out of the vascular bed and is conserved and eliminated by the kidneys is still imperfectly understood. But those things which are known or strongly suspected are set forth in terms which even the less sophisticated should understand. The many gaps in our knowledge are pointed out with equal clarity. If modern views of the astonishing properties of renal tubular epithelial cells are correct, they must be among the most versatile possessed by man. But the complex activity going on in the kidney is no more exciting than that occurring simultaneously in the lungs—"In the second or so required for an erythrocyte to traverse a pulmonary capillary, bicarbonate ion must diffuse into the erythrocyte in exchange for chloride ion and associate with hydrogen

Journal

Archives of Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Nov 1, 1960

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