Body fluids and salt metabolism - Part II

@inproceedings{Peruzzo2010BodyFA,
  title={Body fluids and salt metabolism - Part II},
  author={Mattia Peruzzo and Gregorio Paolo Milani and Luca Garzoni and Laura Longoni and Giacomo Domenico Simonetti and Alberto Bettinelli and Emilio Filippo Fossali and Mario G Bianchetti},
  booktitle={Italian journal of pediatrics},
  year={2010}
}
There is a high frequency of diarrhea and vomiting in childhood. As a consequence the focus of the present review is to recognize the different body fluid compartments, to clinically assess the degree of dehydration, to know how the equilibrium between extracellular fluid and intracellular fluid is maintained, to calculate the effective blood osmolality and discuss both parenteral fluid maintenance and replacement. 
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