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A. Occurs for several days after major surgery.
B. Occurs in response to secretion of aldosterone, but not cortisol.
C. Expands the extracellular fluid volume.
D. Expands the blood volume.
E. Increases the severity of oedema.
Expands the extracellular fluid volume.Sodium chloride is the ‘skeleton’ of the ECF; chloride and water are retained with the sodium