Body Fluids & Electrolytes: A Programmed Presentation / Edition 8

Body Fluids & Electrolytes: A Programmed Presentation / Edition 8

by Elizabeth Speakman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0323012744

ISBN-13: 2900323012743

Pub. Date: 12/21/2001

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This spiral-wire-bound text is designed to assist nurses in understanding fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance and the clinical conditions related to an imbalance. Material is presented in brief units followed by quizes. This eighth edition features more critical thinking questions, new boxes on key points, and expanded concept checks. Speakman teaches nursing at

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This spiral-wire-bound text is designed to assist nurses in understanding fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance and the clinical conditions related to an imbalance. Material is presented in brief units followed by quizes. This eighth edition features more critical thinking questions, new boxes on key points, and expanded concept checks. Speakman teaches nursing at the Community College of Philadelphia. Weldy is professor emeritus of Goshen College. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900323012743
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/21/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256

Table of Contents

PART 1: FLUID & ELECTROLYTE BALANCE · Body fluid compartments · Distribution of body fluids · Constituents of body fluids · Normal electrolyte composition of the fluid · Movement of fluid in the body · Normal mechanism · Types of imbalance · Controls for maintaining fluid & electrolyte balance · Examples of fluid & electrolyte balance · Imbalance in the composition of extra cellular fluid · PART 2: FLUID VOLUME IMBALANCE · Fluid volume deficit · Fluid volume excess · Fluid volume shifts · PART 3: ACID-BASE BALANCE/IMBALANCE · Hydrogen ion concentration · Defense mechanisms · Clinical conditions of imbalance · Nursing care in acid-base imbalance · PART 4: ELECTROLYTE IMBALANCE · Sodium imbalance · Potassium imbalance · Magnesium imbalance · Calcium imbalance · Phosphorus imbalance

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