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Fluid Shifts

"Fluid Shifts" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Translocation of body fluids from one compartment to another, such as from the vascular to the interstitial compartments. Fluid shifts are associated with profound changes in vascular permeability and WATER-ELECTROLYTE IMBALANCE. The shift can also be from the lower body to the upper body as in conditions of weightlessness.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Fluid Shifts" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Fluid Shifts" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 14 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2012 and 2014
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.