Q) All of the following changes occur in the body following a major Surgery except

a) Increase in body weight

b) Decrease in total body protein

c) Increase in ADH levels

d) Conservation of proteins

AnswerAnswer d

Proteins are lost through the muscles, most notably the skeletal muscles. Urinary nitrogen losses increases tremendously

Ref Bailey page 7

Body weight increases due to retention of extracellular water

Body protein levels fall

ADH and serum aldosterone levels  increase to conserve sodium and wate

Ref РBailey page 9 

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