Feet Altitude of Eighteen Thousand Exposed to a Simulated Excretion of Human Subjects Sodium , Potassium , and Chloride

The major electrolyte change for a man working and living at 5.34 to 5.80 km. was shown by Dill and coworkers (1) to be a decrease in bicarbonate and sodium content of the serum and some increase in its chloride content. It was demonstrated by Davies, Haldane, and Kennaway (2) and by Leathes (3) that forced breathing of air resulted in a diuresis of an… CONTINUE READING