•Premature neonates may have suboptimal growth and maturation of the kidneys and liver, therefore, their ability to metabolize drugs may be altered.
A nurse is preparing to administer I.V. fluids that will not alter serum osmolarity or pull fluid into or out of the intravascular space. Which fluid should the nurse administer?
A 79-year-old male patient has cancer with end-stage renal disease. Which of the following excludes the patient from qualifying for hospice?