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The relationships between plasma substrates and hormones and the severity of injury in 277 recently injured patients.

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1. The plasma concentrations of glucose, lactate, amino acids, non-esterified fatty acids, glycerol, ketone bodies, ethanol, cortisol and insulin were measured in patients within a few hours of injury and before treatment. The severity of the injuries was assessed by the Injury Severity Score (ISS) method. 2. Plasma lactate and glucose concentrations both rose significantly with increasing ISS. 3. The concentrations of non-esterified fatty acids and glycerol were greater after moderate (ISS 7...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
OCDEM
Role:
Author
Journal:
Clinical science (London, England : 1979) More from this journal
Volume:
56
Issue:
6
Pages:
563-573
Publication date:
1979-01-01
EISSN:
1470-8736
ISSN:
0143-5221
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:30401
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uuid:a9c298b4-8adf-41b4-abe6-deb0f0cf5f27
Local pid:
pubs:30401
Source identifiers:
30401
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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