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Table 1 Series of blood haemoglobin (B-Hb) concentrations, baseline haematocrit (Hct) and baseline concentrations of serum sodium (S-Na), plasma glucose (P-glucose) and serum potassium (S-K). All values are presented as mean ± SD

From: Volume kinetic evaluation of fluid turnover after oral intake of tap water, lemonade and saline in volunteers

  Tap water Sugar drink (mean ± SD) Saline
Time series    
 B-Hb (g/L),  0 min 138.8 ± 10.9 136.9 ± 14.3 137.2 ± 14.0
 5 min 139.0 ± 10.2 136.0 ± 13.8 136.4 ± 14.5
 10 min 136.9 ± 11.3 135.5 ± 13.9 136.5 ± 13.9
 15 min 137.1 ± 10.7 134.6 ± 14.1 135.1 ± 13.3
 20 min 135.9 ± 11.5 132.9 ± 13.7 134.5 ± 13.7
 30 min 136.4 ± 11.3 133.2 ± 14.7 132.6 ± 12.6
 45 min 137.3 ± 11.0 133.1 ± 14.8 133.5 ± 13.5
 60 min 137.0 ± 12.1 132.9 ± 15.7 133.7 ± 14.2
 90 min 138.6 ± 11.4 136.0 ± 14.0 133.4 ± 12.5
 120 min 139.1 ± 10.9 137.2 ± 13.2 133.9 ± 12.7
Baseline    
 Hct (%) 40.9 ± 3.5 40.4 ± 4.2 40.2 ± 3.5
 S-Na (mmol/L) 140.5 ± 1.7 139.7 ± 2.1 140.5 ± 1.6
 S-K (mmol/L) 3.75 ± 0.21 3.70 ± 0.18 3.68 ± 0.23
 P-glucose (mmol/L) 5.46 ± 0.39 5.31 ± 0.47 5.41 ± 0.49