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plus clinical trials at that stage would have had tons and tons of participants (and, most importantly to rule out all the answers, control group)
Agreed! It's along the lines of those marathon runners who collapse questions. Nothing but water for 24 hours = getting rid of too much sodium.
are we just going to ignore the diarrhea for 3 days? what is its significance
Temmy, We aint Ignoring the Diarrhea, Actually the most likely electrolytes to get lost with it is sodium> chloride> potassium> bicarbonate... Plus the Water intoxication -> HYPONATREMIA
Because glucose is not an electrolyte, it does not conduct electricity in solution. The question is asking "Which of the following electrolyte abnormalities".
Why not complement activation?
the way i though about it was: you need antibodies (IgG/IgM) to activate the complement system. But there's no such a thing as an anti-gout antibody. (and it is not an infection neither)