← Electrolytes Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- hypotonic dehydration
- a A solution is called this when the solutes are in a greater concentration than on the inside of the cell. So therefore, water moves OUT of the cell. (3% NS, 5% NS).
- b this occurs when there is more electrolytes lost than water.
- c What is the normal sodium range in mEq/L?
- d this is the normal value range for potassium
- e this is the mEq level of calcium
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- this is the mg/dl level of calcium
- What are 3 common isotonic fluids?
- the smaller the gauge number, the ....the diameter of the IV lumen.
- this serves as a sedative for muscles. can cause tremors and confusion. also effects the heart DYSRYTHMIAS.
- you shouldn't see these when a pt is sitting up
5 True/False Questions
x-ray confirmation → this has to do with edema, pain, and coolness when associated with IV's
potassium → this effects the heart. you NEVER give this IV push. hypo-this causes depressed heart waves, a bunch of this causes tachycardia.
hypertonic dehydration → this occurs when water loss exceeds electrolyte loss.
10 → this is the fastest mEq/L that potassium should be given.
phlebitis → this is cjaaracterized by redness, warmth, and swelling with IV