Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
2. Introduction/ review
Functions of water
Transport & excretion-metabolic waste
Support cell shape/ structure
Body temperature regulation
Group of solutes found in bod
Ch 1: Role of the RD/RDN
Class assignment questions
1. What is the PURPOSE of the Scope of Practice?
2. Regarding Competence in Practice
What are the overall goals?
What components are needed by credentialed RDs/DTRs to be
3. ANDs On
Questions for Marra article: Elevated Serum Osmolality and Total Water Deficit Indicate
Impaired Hydration Status in Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities Regardless of Low or High Body Mass
1. List the potential consequences of dehydration noted
Chapter 7 Homework Part 2
August 30, 2016
Chapter 7: Fluid and Electrolyte Balance Questions
1. How is total body fluid influenced by fat/lean mass?
Fat tissue holds the least amount of water compared to other tissues