Locke's solution


Locke's solution
Locke's solution also Locke solution 'läk(s)- n a solution isotonic with blood plasma that contains the chlorides of sodium, potassium, and calcium and sodium bicarbonate and dextrose and is used similarly to physiological saline
Locke Frank Spiller (1871-1949)
British physiologist. Locke introduced his solution in 1894.

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