Pediatric fluid and electrolyte balance critical care case studies. We're sorry, this computer has been flagged for suspicious activity. This article provides an overview of the principles of fluid and electrolyte balance in the critically ill infant and child. Imbalances in fluid homeostasis and imbalances in sodium, potassium, and calcium homeostasis are presented in a case study format.
Fluids and Electrolytes Nursing Care Management and Study Guide If you are a member, we ask that you confirm your identity by entering in your email. Fluid and electrolyte balance is a dynamic process that is crucial for life and homeostasis. Body fluid is located in two fluid compartments the intracellular space and the extracellular space. Electrolytes in body fluids are active chemicals or cations that carry positive charges and anions that.
Chapter 13 Case Study Answer - Suggested Answers to. You will then be sent a link via email to verify your account. Suggested Answers to Case Study, Chapter 13, Fluid and Electrolytes Balance and Disturbance 1a. What are possible causes of a low potassium level? Mrs. Dean may have hypokalemia due to the NG tube suctioning and the use of the loop diuretic, furosemide.