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Fluid replacement: Quiz


Question 1: When fluid moves out of the intravascular space (the blood vessels), blood pressure can drop to dangerously low levels, endangering critical organs such as the ________, heart and kidneys.
Sensory systemDigestionNervous systemBrain

Question 2: In severe ________, intravenous fluid replacement is preferred, and may be lifesaving.
HyponatremiaDiabetic ketoacidosisHypernatremiaDehydration

Question 3: Physiologic normal saline, or 0.9% ________ solution, is often used because it is isotonic, and therefore will not cause potentially dangerous fluid shifts.
Sodium carbonateSodium sulfateSodium chlorideSodium hydroxide


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