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Is normal saline with 20 percent kcl a hypertonic solution?


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2013-02-13 05:03:58
2013-02-13 05:03:58

Yes. Normal saline is isotonic. Add anything to it and its omolarity increases hence normal saline with 20kcl is of a higher osmolarity than plasma hence it is hypertonic.

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Yes this saline is a hypertonic solution but 3% saline is also not normal. There is nothing "normal" about it. There is only one "normal saline" and that is 0.9%.

Because the normal saline solution is 0,9 %.

Anything above 0.9% saline solution would be HYPERtonic.1/2 strength saline is 0.45% saline solution and is HYPOtonic.

Examples of hypertonic solution are: D5W, 3% Normal Saline, and 10% dextrose

Yes, it is considered a hypertonic solution. Normal saline that is Isotonic with body cells or in pharmaceutical preparations strength is 0.9%. Therefore, any concentration that is higher of lower is Hypertonic and hypotonic respectively.

Normal Saline 0.9% is called an isotonic solution. A 0.0% saline solution is called a hypotonic solution. A solution of this concentration would cause water to diffuse into the red blood cells and cause them to burst open. A 10% saline solution is called a hypertonic solution. A solution of this concentration would cause water to diffuse out of the red blood cells, making them shrivel up and shrink.

it is hypotonicQuoting from someone else's reply to this question What_is_an_example_of_a_hypotonic_solution,"0.45% NaCl (half-normal saline solution); since normal saline is 0.9% NaCl, any solution less than 9% is hypotonic".Doesn't this mean that 10% is hypertonic?

This is a hypertonic saline solution.

For mammals, anything greater than .9% is hypertonic.

This solution is considered normal saline.

9% NaCl is a hypertonic saline solution. Red blood cells will appear to shrink as they lose water out of the cell membrane and into the saline solution.

Normal Saline is an isotonic solution.

Sodium chloride 0.9 percent and normal saline are not quite the same solution. While they share the same osmolality, sodium chloride contains more salt.

I take it as hypertonic saline solution. The cell will shrink and it may be killed. As water will come out of the cell.

A hypertonic solution means a solution having more solute and less water than another solution. Examples are: corn syrup and saline and glucose solutions.

How much salt is in normal saline my saline solution says that salin = 0.9% salt in water

Yes. NS=Normal Saline and NSS=Normal Saline Solution

What is the difference between normal saline solution and ringer's lactate solution?

To make a 9 percent saline solution, start by preparing a 100 percent salt solution. With a bottle of 100 percent salt water, take 9 percent and dilute with distilled water to make a 9 percent saline solution.

Normal Saline Solution in 5% Dextrose or D5NSS is a hypertonic solution. It can be used for the temporary treatment of shock if plasma expanders are not available. However, do not administer this IV for clients with cardiac or renal conditions.

I will take the cell to be animal cell. The hypertonic solution is taken as hypertonic saline solution. The cell will shrink in that case. There will be loss of water to the exterior of the cell. The biochemical cellular functions will be adversely affected. The cell may die if the solution is sufficiently hypertonic.

In biology, a hypertonic solution is one with a higher concentration of solutes outside, the osmolarity of normal saline, 9 grams NaCl dissolved in water to a total.

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