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Digital simulation as a teaching tool: the distribution and transport of fluids in humans.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8329606     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We present a mathematical model to analyze the distribution and transport of fluids in humans. The interest of this model is that is based on a strong physiological structure. Some classical experiments of the physiological sciences are show. We have simulated the intravenous infusion of isotonic, hypertonic and colloid solutions in a patient of average physical characteristics. In our opinion, the digital simulation, in the context of the classic techniques of distribution and transport of fluids analysis, is a supplementary teaching tool.
L Roa; T Gomez-Cia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biomedical sciences instrumentation     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0067-8856     ISO Abbreviation:  Biomed Sci Instrum     Publication Date:  1993  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-08-17     Completed Date:  1993-08-17     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0140524     Medline TA:  Biomed Sci Instrum     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  307-17     Citation Subset:  IM    
Escuela Superior de Ingenieros Industriales, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Biological Transport / physiology
Computer Simulation*
Computer-Assisted Instruction*
Models, Biological*
Solutions / pharmacokinetics*
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