Body fluid compartments : Extracellular and Intracellular Fluid

The care of any seriously ill patient’s fluid and electrolyte balance is crucial. The most common biochemical profile is the measurement of serum sodium, potassium, urea, and creatinine, often with bicarbonate, and it provides a…

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Urea/Urea Nitrogen Measurement and Clinical Significance

Urea (urea nitrogen) is the main component of NPN material in blood; it is distributed throughout the body water and has equal concentrations in intracellular and extracellular fluid. Gross changes in NPN are usually caused…

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