Med-Surg

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Med-Surg
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2014-01-12 21:32:53
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  1. What are the 3 basic places where fluids are found in the body?
    • within the cells (intracellular)
    • outside the cells (extracellular)
    • within tissue spaces (interstitial space or 3rd space)
  2. Edema occurs when too much fluid enters where?
    the interstitial space
  3. What is the normal osmolarity of plasma?
    270-300 mOsm/L
  4. ______ solutions have a concentration greater than 300 mOsm/L and exert a greater pressure, which pulls water from the _____ area to the ______ in attempt to equalize osmolarity.
    hypertonic, isotonic, hypertonic soln
  5. ______ solutions have a concentration less than 300 mOsm/L and exert LESS pressure, which allows water to be _____ into the isotonic area.
    hypotonic, pulled
  6. Aldosterone is secreted by the ______ in response to _______ changes.
    • adrenal cortex
    • sodium
  7. _______ is secreted by the kidneys in responses to changes in sodium or fluid volume.
    renin

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