THE ALKALIMETRY OF WHOLE BLOOD

JOHN B. RIEGER
1922 Archives of internal medicine (Chicago, Ill. : 1908)  
assigns to the kidney the principal r\l=o^\le in maintaining the normal alkalinity of the body fluids. So adequate is the healthy kidney in this respect that the production of acid within the body may be increased to many times the basal amount, as, for example, during great muscular exertion and in the ketosis of diabetes mellitus, without sensibly reducing the bicarbonate content of the blood.
doi:10.1001/archinte.1922.00110100111008 fatcat:as7274ojqvddxpxb5eozkbwqgu