The client is suffering from hypervolemia. In managing the client’s condition, you recognize that the reasons for hypervolemia could include the following. Select all that apply.

 

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- Excessive intake of fluid and sodium.

- Chronic renal failure

- Diuretic therapy

- Excess D5W infusion

- Acute renal failure

Rationale

Excess intake of both fluid and sodium, chronic and acute renal failure can all cause hypervolemia. Giving the client excess IV fluids of any type, including D5W can lead to hypervolemia.

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