INTRODUCTION TO IV THERAPY
Instructor: Marilyn Cannon, ARNP,CS
Reference: Phillips, Manual of IV Therapeutics (3rd
What are the 3 fluid compartments related to body fluid distribution?
I.V. therapy twisters: Challenge yourself with questions on these basic skills
1. A 39-year-old patient returns from the OR after undergoing a right thoracotomy. An I.V.
solution of 5% dextrose in 0.45% sodium chloride solution is infus
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Sodium (Na) is outside the cells.
Water follows Na.
Potassium (K+) is inside the cells.
Osmosis moves fluid lower to higher.
Diffusion moves fluid higher to lower.
protein holds fluid in cells.
protein leaks fluid from cells.
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An intravenous infusion (IV) is the installation of a large amount of fluid and/or electrolytes, or nutrient
substances into a vein. It is given to patients who require extra fluid or to those who cannot ta
Introduction to IV Therapy
Aims & Objectives
By the end of this lecture, it is my hope that you
are all able to:
Differentiate the gauges of IV
Differentiate IV fluids available
Differentiate between IVFs re: side effects &