Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Balance / Edition 4

Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Balance / Edition 4

by Ursula Heitz, Mima M. Horne, Karen S. Webber
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323013236

ISBN-13: 9780323013239

Pub. Date: 12/01/1900

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The fourth edition of this handy pocket guide provides the latest information on fluid and electrolyte balance, related disorders, and specific imbalance conditions in adult, pediatric, and geriatric patients. It presents pathophysiology, assessment, diagnostic tests, collaborative management, and nursing diagnoses/interventions in a quick reference format that is

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Overview

The fourth edition of this handy pocket guide provides the latest information on fluid and electrolyte balance, related disorders, and specific imbalance conditions in adult, pediatric, and geriatric patients. It presents pathophysiology, assessment, diagnostic tests, collaborative management, and nursing diagnoses/interventions in a quick reference format that is logical, consistent, and easy-to-read.

A Volume in the Nursing Pocket Guide Series

Spanish version of 2nd edition also available, ISBN: 84-8086-084-7

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323013239
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/01/1900
Series:
Nursing Pocket Guides Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
4.30(w) x 7.33(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

BASIC PRINCIPLES · Overview of Fluid and Electrolyte Balance · Regulation of Vascular Volume and Extracellular Fluid Osmalality · Fluid Gains and Losses · Nursing Assessment of the Patient at Risk · Laboratory Assessment of Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance · DISORDERS OF FLUID, ELECTROLYTE, AND ACID-BASE BALANCE · Disorders of Fluid Balance · Disorders of Sodium Balance · Disorders of Potassium Balance · Disorders of Calcium Balance · Disorders of Phosphorus Balance · Disorders of Magnesium Balance · Overview of Acid-Base Balance · Respiratory Acidosis · Respiratory Alkalosis · Metabolic Acidosis · Metabolic Alkalosis · Mixed Acid-Base Disorders · CLINICAL CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH FLUID, ELECTROLYTE, AND ACID-BASE IMBALANCE · Gastrointestinal Disorders · Surgical Disturbances · Endocrinologic Disorders · Cardiac Disorders · Renal Failure · Acute Pancreatitis · Hepatic Failure · Burns · Providing Nutritional Support · Selected References · APPENDIX A: Abbreviations Used in This Manual · APPENDIX B: Glossary · APPENDIX C: Effects of Age on Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance · APPENDIX D: Laboratory Tests Discussed in This Manual (Normal Vales)

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