# Please give me a description of each to be prepared for fundamentals test thank you, typed, please. Do not answer

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Please give me a description of each to be prepared for fundamentals test thank you, typed, please. Do not answer if you are not sure thank you.

1.Identify the fluids compartments within the body (intracellular, intravascular, and interstitial).

2.Describe the function of sodium, potassium, and magnesium in the body.

3.Identify causes of sodium, potassium, and magnesium imbalances in the body.

4.Identify causes for fluid imbalance in the body.

5.Describe the signs and symptoms that indicate a patient has deficient or excess fluid volume.

6.Choose appropriate nursing diagnoses and outcomes related to fluid and electrolyte imbalance.

7.Compare and contrast the different types of hypotonic, isotonic, and hypertonic IV fluids.

8.Utilize the nursing process to describe nursing care for an individual with fluid and electrolyte imbalances.

9.Describe how fluid and electrolyte imbalances are resolved through the following methods: PO fluid intake (encouraged or restricted), medication administration, and IVF therapy.

10.Describe the nursing care for a vascular access device (peripheral IV line and central venous catheters).

11.Describe the nurse’s role in ensuring safe and effective IV fluid and medication administration.

12.Accurately calculate IV flow rates (ml/hr for pump rates and gtt/min for gravity rates).