NCLEX RN Practice Question # 639

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Practice Question # 639.


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FLUID VOLUME DEFICIT

 Description

  • Dehydration occurs when the fluid intake of the body is not sufficient to meet the fluid needs of the body.
  • The goal of treatment is to restore fluid volume, replace electrolytes as needed, and eliminate the cause of the fluid volume deficit.

Types of fluid volume deficits

  • Isotonic dehydration
  • Hypertonic dehydration
  • Hypotonic dehydration

 

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