assessment and care of patients with fluid and electrolyte imbalances
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these are the fluids in special body spaces and include cerebral spinal fluid, synovial fluid, peritoneal fluid, and pleural fluid.
the fluid outside of the cells and contains about 1/3 of the total body water
the fluids inside a cell
also included in the extracellular fluid, is the fluid between cells sometimes called the third space, includes blood, lymph, bone, and connective tissue water; and the transcellular fluids.
this is needed to deliver dissolved nutrients, electrolytes, and other substances to all organs, tissues, and cells.
for proper function, volume of all body fluids and the types and amount of dissolved substances must be.....
carefully balanced (homeostasis)
the ______ is the water portion of fluids.
_____ are the particles dissolved or suspended in the water.
when solutes express an overall electrical charge, they are known as....
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