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1

What are the terms that define an increase and a decrease in ECF

Expansion and contraction respectively

2

What are the effects of isotonic expansion and contraction of ECF on cell volume

No change, the only way to change the cell volume is to change the osmolality of the ECF

3

What should be given in extreme dehydration

5% dextrose, analogous to pure water as dextrose is metabolized in the liver later

4

Hyponatremia

Na deficiency