Normal osmotic concentration

The one hundred mile Leadville Marathon is being held on a very hot day and you are running the medical tent. A runner is brought in unconscious and with severe dehydration. You have Nursing Assistants taht know how to do IV’s, but you have to decide what to give the ailing runner. Your choices (all in sterile IV bags): A.) 0.145 M NaCl in sterile Water, B.) 0.29M NaCl in sterile water, or C.) 0.29 M glucose and pure sterile water. Which would you choose and why? Include the normal osmotic concentration of blood plasma in your answer.

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