Water Exchange of Premature Infants-comparison of Metabolic (organic) and Electrolyte (inorganic) Methods of Measurement.


In 1923 Gamble, Ross, and Tisdall (1) presented data correlating the fixed base and water balance of two fasting epileptic children. In these observations, the water balance was represented as the difference between total body weight loss and the sum of the protein and fat loss, the latter calculated from the urinary nitrogen and ketones. In 1929 Newburgh… (More)


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