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Quiz: Know your fluids darling!

0.45% NaCl/ 0.33% NaCl Click to Flip
Hypotonic solutions used to replace water without increasing osmotic pressure or serum sodium levels. Used to treat cellular dehydration and help re-establish renal function.

0.9% NaCl Click to Flip
Also known as Normal Saline, an Isotonic solution that restores sodium chloride levels and extracellular volume

Lactated Ringer's Solution Click to Flip
An isotonic solution that resembles the normal composition of blood serum and plasma

5% Dextrose in Water (D5W) Click to Flip
An isotonic solution that promotes rehydration and elimination. However, it provides free water once dextrose is metabolized, expanding fluid volume.

5% Dextrose in Normal Saline (D5NS) Click to Flip
Used for fluid replacement of sodium, chloride and calories.

5% Dextrose in 0.45% NaCl (D5 1/2 NS) Click to Flip
A type of hypertonic solutions used for daily body fluid and nutrition maintenance.

5% Dextrose in Lactated Ringer's (D5LR) Click to Flip
A type of hypertonic solution that mimics the electrolyte concentration of the blood.


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