Corpus ID: 22793537

Potassium losses in sweat under heat stress.

@article{Malhotra1976PotassiumLI,
  title={Potassium losses in sweat under heat stress.},
  author={M. S. Malhotra and Kadambi Sridharan and Y. Venkataswamy},
  journal={Aviation, space, and environmental medicine},
  year={1976},
  volume={47 5},
  pages={
          503-4
        }
}
Six healthy, heat-acclimatized subjects were exposed to different hot and humid environments in a climatic chamber and sodium, potassium, and chloride concentrations in their sweat, urine, and blood were determined. The concentration of potassium in sweat was found to be considerably higher than that in the plasma, whereas that of sodium and chloride was very much lower. The concentration of potassium in urine was also 8-12 times higher than that in the plasma as compared to 0.5 to 1.5 times… Expand
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