The Response of Infants to a Large Dose


Whatever the mechanisms involved, the response of the adult kidney to a large dose of water has three characteristics: (1) a great increase in the flow of urine; (2) an extensive fall in its osmolar concentration; (3) the excretion of a volume of urine within a few hours and before the flow of urine subsides which is roughly equal to that of the water… (More)


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