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Isotonic fluids typically stay in what body compartment?
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The veins.
_______ is an IV solution that is isotonic in the bag but becomes hypotonic in the body.
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D5W (5% sugar, quickly taken up by the body and converted to water)
3rd spacing may resolve naturally within _______.
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48 hours (monitor vitals, uo, and peripheral perfusion, LOC, SaO2, K+, Na+, HCT, Hgb, creatinine and BUN, lactate)
Bladder Pressure Clamp. _______ gauge catheter. Level transducer at _______. Instill _______mL. Obtain pressure during _______.
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16 g catheter; level at iliac crest; 50 mL 0.9% NS; end expiration
_______ solutions expand the intravascular space and are given via IV and closely monitor the patient for circulatory overload.
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Hypotonic solutions are contraindicated for patients with _______.
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increased ICP from stroke, trauma, surgery; burns, trauma, decreased serum protein levels from malnutrition or liver disease
Hypertonic solutions are contraindicated for patients with...
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impaired heart and kidney function; dka.
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