Volhard's test

Volhard’s test

(1) An obsolete titration method for measuring chlorides in body fluids. 
(2) The evaluation of the kidney’s ability to excrete an acute load of water over a time period (usually four hours).
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Volhard's test

A test of a Pt's renal function based on the ability to produce dilute urine after ingesting 1500 mL of water on an empty stomach
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