A client has lost 15 percent of his body weight within 12 hours. In treating the client for this hypovolemic condition, you recognize that the client’s diagnosis is what?

 

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- Severe hypovolemia

- Mild hypovolemia

- Moderate hypovolemia

- Hypotension

Rationale

A patient who is suffering from 10-15 percent of body weight loss is suffering from severe hypovolemia.

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