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When a person is dehydrated, his or her IV fluids

A. should be hypertonic, because if dehydrated, he or she probably needs salt as well.

B. should be isotonic, because either a hypertonic or hypotonic IV would damage red blood cells.

C. should be hypotonic, because if dehydrated, he or she needs as much water as possible.

D. are not necessary, since a dehydrated person would not require IV fluids.


Answer : 

B. should be isotonic, because either a hypertonic or hypotonic IV would damage red blood cells.

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