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Department
Physiology
Course
PSL201Y1
Professor
Michelle French
Semester
Fall

Description
PSL201: lecture one Case Study: Marathon runner – A37 year old woman completed her fourth marathon in 4HRs and 35MINs. + She was taken to the emergency room 6HRs later because she was suffering from mental confusion + Her initial serum [Na+] was 121 mmol/L - (Normal serum [Na+] = 137-145 mmol/L) – Questions: 1. What could be the cause of her low serum [Na+] value? - She drank too much water before the marathon 2. Why is she suffering from mental confusion? - Her brain swelled 3. How would you treat her? - Body Water – The total body water has 42L of volume... 60% of body weight - exclusion (no water): lumen of the gut, tubules of the nephron, air part of the lungs – Intercellular fluid + water inside the cell, in the tissues. + water found in blood vessels and cell membrane – Extracellular fluid + the fluid outside of the cells tissue
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