Crystalloids: Definition & Examples


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A crystalloid solution contains _____.

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1. The molecules in crystalloid solutions have which property?

2. IV therapy often consists of electrolytes and sugars. Which of the following is considered an isotonic solution?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the following quiz/worksheet combo to test your understanding of crystalloids. Questions will test your ability to recognize different solutions, among related concepts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following questions will test your knowledge of:

  • What a crystalloid solution contains
  • What makes an IV solution isotonic
  • Solutions with solute concentrations higher than normal body level

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about what makes an IV fluid a crystalloid
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as isotonic
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the properties of crystalloid solutions and use it to recognize their benefits

Additional Learning

For more information on specific IV solutions, review the lesson titled Crystalloids: Definition & Examples. Topics covered will include:

  • How tonicity is measured
  • What a hypotonic solution is
  • Hypertonic versus hypotonic
  • Types of solutes used to create crystalloids