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Unformatted text preview: -1- BIOAP 458, 2011 Prof. Beyenbach Name:Raw Score: /67 PROBLEM SET 2(7.5% of final grade) Percentile Score: 1. (18 pts.) Your patient weighs 141 pounds. Estimate the patients a) total body water _______liters, b) intracellular water _______liters, c) extracellular water _______liters, d) interstitial water _______liters, e) plasma water _______liters, f) blood volume assuming your hematocrit 0.45, _______liters, 2. (5 pts.) A 60 kg man with a hematocrit of 0.46 donates a pint of blood. How much of his blood volume has he given up? Express your answer in %. -2- 3. (9 pts.) Assume the normal distribution of body water in a 85 kg woman. After a hike through the Arizona desert, she is 1 kg lighter through evaporative water loss. Calculate the water loss in ml from a) the intracellular fluid compartment: ml b) the plasma compartment: ml c) the interstitial fluid compartment: ml 4. (9 pts.) The normal plasma glucose measures 80mg% which means 80 mg per 100 ml of plasma....
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2011 for the course BIOAP 4580 taught by Professor Beyenbach,k. during the Spring '11 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
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