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Module 11 Intake and Output.Height and Weight

Module 11 Intake and Output.Height and Weight - List three...

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Unformatted text preview: List three problems that could make a patient “At Risk for Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances” ? A. _______________________________________ ____ B. ________________________________________ ___ C. ________________________________________ ___ D. ________________________________________ ___ 2 List three problems that could make a patient “At Risk for Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances” ? 1. Dependent on others to meet their nutritional needs 1. Preoperative patients 1. Postoperative patients 1. NPO for diagnostic test, nausea/ vomiting/ chronic diseases/ aspiration risk 1. Severe trauma, burns, 1. Patients taking diuretics 1. Special drainages or nasogastric suction 3 True or False A. ___ A HCP order is needed to measure I & O? True or False A. _ F _ A HCP order is needed to measure I & O? The HCP usually strict I & O on the critical patient where fluid overload is a high risk. Most med-surg units now everyone is on I&O. A nurse can initiate I & O as a nursing order if the need is indicated. Unit to measure I & O is milliliter (ml) Must convert household measures to metric units 1 = 8 oz = 240 ml. Worksheet – place to record amount and time as it actually happens. Kept at the bedside....
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