Fluid Management

Overview

4.4 out of 5 (95 Reviews)

Credits

1.50

Post Assessment Questions

10

Start Date

1 Sep 2023

Last Review Date

22 Oct 2023

Expiration Date

31 Aug 2026

Estimated Time To Finish

90 Minutes


 
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Activity Description

Fluid management is crucial in inpatient medical settings, where each patient presents unique and individual requirements. Hospitalized patients often suffer from conditions that hinder their capacity to regulate their hydration status. Improper fluid management can cause significant morbidity and mortality from volume depletion or overload. Therefore, it is essential to carefully assess the specific type and quantity of fluids required for each patient. Maintenance fluids address the patient's physiological needs, accounting for sensible and insensible fluid losses. This activity reviews the assessment of patients' volume status, the selection of intravenous solutions, and potential complications associated with fluid management in hospitalized patients. This activity also highlights the crucial role of the interprofessional healthcare team in managing patients' volume status, optimizing patient outcomes and reducing morbidity and mortality.


Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician associates, nurses, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, and dentists.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Identify the indications for fluid therapy in various clinical settings and patient populations based on clinical evaluation and specific medical conditions.

  • Implement evidence-based fluid resuscitation and maintenance therapy guidelines for acute and critical care patients, considering their unique physiological needs.

  • Identify potential risk factors and contraindications related to fluid management in patients.

  • Communicate effectively among the interprofessional healthcare team, including physicians, nurses, nutritionists, and pharmacists, to optimize fluid management strategies and improve patient outcomes.

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Continuing Education Accreditation Information

In support of improving patient care, StatPearls, LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

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none this seems like it should be for a provider

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With SIADH, we check neuro status prior to changing IVF's. I would stop the fluids and monitor the neuro status.

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