isotonicity


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i·so·to·nic·i·ty

(ī'sō-tō-nis'i-tē),
The quality of possessing and maintaining a uniform tone or tension.

i·so·to·nic·i·ty

(ī'sō-tŏ-nis'i-tē)
1. The quality of possessing and maintaining a uniform tone or tension.
2. The property of a solution in being isotonic.

isotonicity

(ī″sō-tō-nĭs′ĭ-tē)
The state or condition of being isotonic.
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To maintain the intracellular isotonicity, an IV fluid with 1000 cc D5 1/3 NS with 10 meq KCI will be ordered to infuse at 50 cc/hr.
Young focused on is based on the concept of isotonicity, which holds that the sum of the sodium and potassium ions outside the cell is equal to the sum of those ions inside the cell.
Proponents of iso-osmolar contrast media consider the blood isotonicity and the resulting lack of osmotoxicity of these to be the reason for the better tolerance demonstrated in a number of clinical trials, where the protection of impaired kidneys is concerned.
Adjustment of drug concentration and osmolality to isotonicity can be readily made in subsequent clinical studies.