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A nurse is directed to administer a hypotonic intravenous solution. Looking at the following labeled solutions, she should choose



A. 0.45% NaCl
B. 0.9% NaCl
C. D5W
D. D5NSS

This question is part of NCLEX Practice Test for Medical Surgical Nursing 2 (Exam Mode) by RNpedia.com
Asked by RN pedia, Last updated: Dec 05, 2017

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Sep 18, 2016

0.45% NaCl

Hypotonic solutions like 0.45% NaCl has a lower tonicity that the blood; 0.9% NaCl and D5W are isotonic solutions with same tonicity as the blood; and D5NSS is hypertonic with a higher tonicity thab the blood.
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