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6- HIGH-YIELD MED-SURG: FLUIDS & ELECTROLYTES
< 3.5 mEq/L
IV K+ Infusion at 5-10 mEq/hr
Give Orally with Food
Monitor Respiratory Status
> 5.0 mEq/L K+
Tall, Peaked T Waves
Infusion of Glucose and Insulin
Loop or Thiazide Diuretics
< 135 mEq Na+
Nausea and Vomiting
Confusion / Lethargy
Reduce Diuretic Dosage
Fluid Excess Hyponatremia
Fluid Deficit Hyponatremia
Hypertonic Solution (3% or 5% NaCl)
> 145 mEq/L Na+
Change in LOC
Dry Flushed Skin
Treat and Prevent Dehydration
Hypotonic Solutions (0.225% or 0.45% NaCl)
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