Salt Retention and Uraemia in Brain Injury

  title={Salt Retention and Uraemia in Brain Injury},
  author={Robert J. Metz and W. F. Cooper},
  journal={British Medical Journal},
  pages={435 - 438}
sium chloride (2-10%), given within a matter of minutes. A few were observed after a 1.14% solution of potassium chloride (155 mEq of potassium per litre) had been given at the rate of 3-5 ml. a minute. However, during the treatment of diabetic ketosis, once diuresis has started, solutions containing up to 30 mEq of potassium per litre are frequently given at a rate of 3 ml. a minute without causing pain. In our case pain was caused by an infusion containing practically the same concentration… 
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