Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Physiology: A Problem-Based Approach / Edition 4

Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Physiology: A Problem-Based Approach / Edition 4

by Mitchell L. Halperin, Marc B. Goldstein, Kamel S. Kamel
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1416024425

ISBN-13: 9781416024422

Pub. Date: 04/02/2010

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The revised and updated fourth edition of Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Physiology continues to offer expert advice on the bedside management of acid-base and electrolyte disorders. Distinguished authors synthesize key theoretical and clinical information in a way that is easy to understand and apply. Discussions on the latest science, as well as new cases, new

Overview

The revised and updated fourth edition of Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Physiology continues to offer expert advice on the bedside management of acid-base and electrolyte disorders. Distinguished authors synthesize key theoretical and clinical information in a way that is easy to understand and apply. Discussions on the latest science, as well as new cases, new discoveries, and new approaches in intensive care are just a few of the updates you’ll find to help you make the best management decisions. Clinical information is presented in an easy-to-understand style, and the integration of color offers increased visual guidance. What’s more, diagnostic flow charts and critical questions challenge your problem-solving skills and reinforce your decision-making expertise.

  • Incorporates relevant information on energy metabolism and endocrine, gastrointestinal, respiratory, and cardiovascular physiology.
  • Features a consistent, user-friendly format with diagnostic algorithms and helpful margin notes.
  • Includes numerous case studies that illustrate how key management principles are applied in practice.
  • Presents questions and explanations throughout that let you test your knowledge and hone your skills.

  • Features entirely new cases with discussions that keep you on the cusp of current clinical dilemmas and standards of practice.
  • Discusses new treatment options to help you provide optimal care.
  • Presents new discoveries to bring you up to date on the latest findings in science and clinical practice.
  • Offers new approaches in critical care keeping you current in this emerging area of nephrology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416024422
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/02/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
616
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Cases xv

List of Flow Charts xvii

Section 1 Acid-Base

1 Principles of Acid-Base Physiology 3

2 Tools to Use to Diagnose Acid-Base Disorders 39

3 Metabolic Acidosis: Clinical Approach 60

4 Metabolic Acidosis due to a Deficit of NasHCO3 75

5 Ketoacidosis 111

6 Metabolic Acidosis: Acid Gain Types 160

7 Metabolic Alkalosis 193

8 Respiratory Acid-Base Disturbances 222

Section 2 Salt and Water

9 Sodium and Water Physiology 245

10 Hyponatremia 314

11 Hypernatremia 368

12 Polyuria 403

Section 3 Potassium

13 Potassium Physiology 425

14 Hypokalemia 460

15 Hyperkalemia 512

Section 4 Integrative Physiology

16 Hyperglycemia 543

Suggested Readings 575

Index 583

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