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1

What term describes all fluid not in the cells?

Extracellular Fluid

2

What term describes a state in which water remains in normal amounts and percentages within various locations of the body?

Fluid balance

3

What term means to flush a body part with a stream of liquid?

Irrigation

4

What term Means to cause to enter drop by drop?

Instillation

5

What term describes the amount of fluid/solids taken by mouth, through NG or jejunostomy feeding tubes, IV fluids and blood or its components?

intake

6

What term describes the fluid within the cell?

Intracellular

7

What term describes all fluid within the blood, also known as plasma or serum?

Intravascular fluid

8

What is a hollow bulb-like device used to collect drainage?

Jackson Pratt (JP) drain

9

what is the amount of fluid released or taken from the body?

Output

10

What is a surgical device placed in a wound, cavity or infected area to drain fluid?

Penrose drain

11

What are some reasons for fluid loss?

Diaphoresis due to fever or exercise, N/V/D, increased urination, wound or body drainage, blood loss from surgery, trauma or ulcer

12

What are signs of fluid retention?

Dependent edema, Hypertension, crackles in the lungs

13

What should I&O be documented on?

DD 792

14

at what level should you measure I&Os?

eye level