Which of the Following Statements Best Describes the Pathophysiologic Process
Which of the following statements best describes the pathophysiologic process of hypernatremia?
A) Saline excess leads to weight gain, edema, and congestive heart failure.
B) Increased extracellular osmolality leads to cellular shriveling.
C) Excess extracellular water leads to swelling of body cells.
D) Sodium excess leads to excessive water retention.