Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key


Play button


Play button




Click to flip

6 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
What do IV fluids do?
provide fluid and electrolyte balance
What is an Isotonic Solution?
concentration same as body
What is a Hypotonic Solution?
allows water to shift out of capillaries into body tissues
What are some S/S of Infiltration?
What are some S/S of Infection?
-purulent drainage
Other Complications Of IV therapy?
-fluid volume excess
-phlebitis: redness, warmth, tenderness at site
air in the line: turn patient to left side and lower head (traps air into right atrium