Like this study set? Create a free account to save it.

Sign up for an account

Already have a Quizlet account? .

Create an account

what are the functions of body fluids?

environment for chemical changes in cell
keep body temp stable, gives form and structure to body tissue

signs and symptoms of dehydration

sunken eyes, no tears, poor skin turgor, lacks elasticity, muscle weakness, oliguria

symptoms and signs of fluid overload

edema in the ankles hands and face
"wet" lung sounds
weight gain

what discrepancy accounts for 45 to 75% of body fluid weight?

age and body fat

average intake and output for average size adult

intake 2000ml-2500ml daily
output 1500ml-2000ml daily
below 600ml is of concern


decrease in blood volume


increase in blood volume




excess fluid in the space between tissue lining abdomen and abdominal organs


administration by iv or im injection


absorption of drug through gastrointestinal tract


low output of urine, decrease in urine


non passage of urine, suspension of urine


excessive or abnormally large passage of urine


excessive thirst

insensible fluid loss

fluid loss and gain perspiration and respiration


inside the cell


inside the blood vessels

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again


Reload the page to try again!


Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

Voice Recording