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Running Head: FLUID IMBALANCES Fluid Imbalances Professional Nursing 1 Author Note: This paper is being submitted on Sunday, November 25, 2018 for the Professional of Nursing 1 Practice at Rasmussen College for the 2018 Fall Quarter. Electrolytes are chemical elements such as potassium, sodium, calcium, and magnesium, as well as salts including chloride, phosphates, and bicarbonate. Electrolytes can either be pure salts, for example, 1
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Running Head: FLUID IMBALANCES complex organic molecules or sodium chloride. These electrolytes can undergo a process called disassociation which turns them into substances called ions which carry positive or negative charges (Aliyali, M. 2018). The reason why it is essential that cations and anions should balance each other out in the human body is that they found both inside the cells and outside the cells. For example, it is necessary that a balance must be maintained between the fluid inside a body cell and the fluid surrounding a body cell (Aliyali, M. 2018). If the fluid balance is disturbed, then the cell may lose of its fluid and become dehydrated which in severe cases may lead to impairment or death of the cell. According to Aliyali, M.,
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