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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 2, Issue 5, Part A (2016)

Assess the knowledge regarding administration of intravenous fluid among staff nurses and nursing students in NMCH, Nellore

Author(s)
Kanaka Lakshmi S, MSG Betty Lebona G
Abstract
Fluid and electrolytes are vital to life and adequate balance is imperative to maintain every cellular reaction and function. Chemical reaction that occur in the body depend up on a careful acid-base balance. Body water constitutes approximately 50 to 56% of total body weight in adult women. 60% in adult men and 77% in newborn infants. Total body water is distributed between two compartments, the intracellular fluid compartment and the extracellular fluid compartment. Most body water is intracellular accounting for 55-75% of total body weight. The remains 25-45% of total body weight is distributed in the extracellular fluid compartment.
Pages: 30-34  |  689 Views  36 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Kanaka Lakshmi S, MSG Betty Lebona G. Assess the knowledge regarding administration of intravenous fluid among staff nurses and nursing students in NMCH, Nellore. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(5):30-34.
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