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Answer the following questions using your text book and 1 peer reviewed reference: What are the potential etiologies for alterations in fluid, electrolyte,and acid-base balance? How does fluid, electrolyte,and acid-base balances develop? Fluid is a dynamic state and is continuously moving throughout the body in people of all ages. Body fluid is found in several compartments within the body: inside the cells (intracellular) or outside the cell (extracellular). Normal acid-base balance is necessary for proper function of the cells and the human body. Hydrogen ions determine the acidity. Acidemia is low blood pH and alkaloid is considered high pH. Imbalances can be caused by abnormal route of loss, such as vomiting or diarrhea, disproportionate IV supplementation or a disease state such as kidney disease. Goals of patients who have alterations in
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