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-1-1-1-110 20 30 40 Volume (liters)

C. Add Hypotonic NaCI

Extracellular fluid

A. Add Isotonic NaCl

Extracellular fluid

A. Add Isotonic NaCl

B. Add Hypertonic NaCI

C. Add Hypotonic NaCI

B. Add Hypertonic NaCI

milliosmoles in each compartment. Assuming that extracellular fluid volume is 20 per cent of body weight and intracellular fluid volume is 40 per cent of body weight, the following volumes and concentrations can be calculated.

Step 1. Initial Conditions

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