diabetestalk.net

What Causes The Fluid And Electrolyte Disturbances In Dka?

Share on facebook

10 Fluid And Electrolyte Imbalances Nursing Care Plans

Human body cells are immersed in fluids both inside and outside the cell. The water that is inside accounts for about one-half to two-thirds of an average person’s weight. Fluid inside the cells is called intracellular fluid (ICF), and fluid outside the cells is called extracellular fluid (ECF). Intracellular fluid contains water and dissolved solutes and proteins. The solutes are electrolytes, which plays an important role in physiologic body functions. An imbalance in fluids and electrolytes can result in excessive amounts of fluids in the body or dehydration. This can happen as a result of an alteration in body systems, chronic disease, certain medications, or an underlying illness. Nursing Care Plans Nursing plan and goals for fluid and electrolyte imbalances include: maintaining fluid volume at a functional level, patient exhibits normal laboratory values, demonstrates appropriate changes in lifestyle and behaviors including eating patterns and food quantity/quality, re-establishing and maintaining normal pattern and GI functioning. Here are ten (10) nursing care plans (NCP) for fluid and electrolyte imbalances, more specifically: 1. Fluid Balance: Hypervolemia & Hypovolemia Continue reading >>

Share on facebook

Popular Questions

  1. Alan Williamson

    I have been lifting weights, running, and biking. I lift just about every day. I have good muscle definition everywhere except my belly. I have about 10 pounds of fat around my belly and waist. How does a person get rid of that fat? It doesn't seem to want to go away.

    Cheers!

  2. devhammer

    Visceral fat isn't the fat around your waistline, it's the fat around your internal organs (aka viscera).
    Subcutaneous fat is different.

    Both can be reduced with keto, but there's no magic trick to burning fat from a particular part of your body. Just as it took time to put it on, it'll take time to take it off.

  3. Fiorella

    Intermittent fasting and extended fasting helps disintegrate visceral fat, too.

  4. -> Continue reading
read more close

Related Articles

Popular Articles

More in ketosis