← Electrolytes Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- neck veins
- a you shouldn't see these when a pt is sitting up
- b this serves as a sedative for muscles. can cause tremors and confusion. also effects the heart DYSRYTHMIAS.
- c this electrolyte effects the brain. low or too high amounts may cause headache, confusion, seizures, and even coma.
- d this has to do with edema, pain, and coolness when associated with IV's
- e the smaller the gauge number, the ....the diameter of the IV lumen.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- What are 3 common isotonic fluids?
- what should you always watch for in pts who are third spacing and receiving colloid solutions?
- you must ... before removing the syringe when making a saline lock.
- this effects the heart. you NEVER give this IV push. hypo-this causes depressed heart waves, a bunch of this causes tachycardia.
- this is most accurate way to measure fluid gain.
5 True/False Questions
3.5-5.3 → this is the mEq level of calcium
isotonic dehydration → this occurs when water and electrolytes are lost in equal proportions. results in decreased circulating blood volume and inadequate tissue perfusion.
calcium → this electrolyte effects the brain. low or too high amounts may cause headache, confusion, seizures, and even coma.
weight loss → this is most accurate way to measure fluid gain.
9-11 → this is the fastest mEq/L that potassium should be given.