MCQ – 89273


A 29-year-old man is brought to the emergency room 6 hours after the onset of severe epigastric pain and vomiting. His heart rate is 110/min and blood pressure is 98/72 mm Hg. He is diagnosed with acute pancreatitis, and fluid resuscitation with normal saline is initiated. Which of the following is the most likely immediate effect of fluid resuscitation in this patient?

A. Increase in cardiac afterload


Increase in volume of distribution


Increase in myocardial oxygen demand


Increase in plasma oncotic pressure

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