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The nurse is comparing sitting and standing vital signs for a patient who has beendiagnosed with dehydration. The pulse rate has increased by 10 beats/min at 1minute. The nurse then anticipates the blood pressure to show a(n) _____ mm Hg.a.increase of 5b.drop of 40c.drop of 20d.increase of 10ANS: CA drop in systolic blood pressure by at least 20 mm Hg accompanied by a pulse
rate increase of at least 10 beats/min at 1 minute following position change issuggestive of fluid-volume deficit.p. 444.A patient drank a cup of coffee, a half glass of orange juice, and half a carton of milkwith breakfast. Using common equivalents of food containers as a guide, thenurse notes on the intake column of the intake and output sheet that the patient
20.At the beginning of the shift, a patient’s IV bag has 960 mL remaining. The IV fluid isrunning at 75 mL/hr. In 8 hours, there should be how many milliliters remaining in the
When a patient is placed on a fluid restriction, the allowance of fluids should be:
The nurse is aware that the patient who suffered a brain injury with cerebral edema willmost likely receive a fluid that is:a.isotonic.b.hypertonic.c.hypotonic.d.enhanced with vitamin B.ANS: BHypertonic fluids draw fluid from the intracellular space and reduce edema.p. 446

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