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Category: Surgery--->Fluid and Electrolyte Management of the Surgical Patient
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Question 6#Print Question

Which of the following is FALSE regarding hypertonic saline?

a. Is an arteriolar vasodilator and may increase bleeding
b. Should be avoided in closed head injury
c. Should not be used for initial resuscitation
d. Increases cerebral perfusion


Question 7#Print Question

Normal saline is:

a. 135 mEq NaCl/L
b. 145 mEq NaCl/L
c. 148 mEq NaCl/L
d. 1 54 mEq NaCl/L


Question 8#Print Question

Fluid resuscitation using albumin:

a. Is associated with coagulopathy
b. Is available as 1% or 5% solutions
c. Can lead to pulmonary edema
d. Decreased factor XIII


Question 9#Print Question

Water constitutes what percentage of total body weight? 

a. 30-40%
b. 40-50%
c. 50-60%
d. 60-70%


Question 10#Print Question

If a patient's serum glucose increases by 180 mg/dL, what is the increase in serum osmolality, assuming all other laboratory values remain constant?

a. Does not change
b. 8
c. 10
d. 12




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