Fluids and Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy! / Edition 3

Fluids and Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy! / Edition 3

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 1582553572

ISBN-13: 9781582553573

Pub. Date: 09/01/2004

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Now in its Third Edition, Fluids and Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy! presents this difficult topic in a fun, interesting, and easy-to-understand manner. This informative and indispensable reference reviews fundamental information about fluids, electrolytes, and acid-base balance; identifies electrolyte, fluid, acid, and base imbalances; describes

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Overview

Now in its Third Edition, Fluids and Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy! presents this difficult topic in a fun, interesting, and easy-to-understand manner. This informative and indispensable reference reviews fundamental information about fluids, electrolytes, and acid-base balance; identifies electrolyte, fluid, acid, and base imbalances; describes imbalances in major health problems and their consequences; and explains how to treat those imbalances—all in an easy-to-understand, comprehensive, enjoyable format.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582553573
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Series:
Incredibly Easy! Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Balancing basics
Chapter 1: Balancing fluids
Chapter 2: Balancing electrolytes
Chapter 3: Balancing acids and bases

Part II: Fluid and electrolyte imbalances
Chapter 4: When fluids tip the balance
Chapter 5: When sodium tips the balance
Chapter 6: When potassium tips the balance
Chapter 7: When magnesium tips the balance
Chapter 8: When calcium tips the balance
Chapter 9: When phosphorus tips the balance
Chapter 10: When chloride tips the balance
Chapter 11: When acids and bases tip the balance

Part III: Disorders that cause imbalances
Chapter 12: Heat syndromes
Chapter 13: Heart failure
Chapter 14: Respiratory failure
Chapter 15: Excessive GI fluid loss
Chapter 16: Renal failure
Chapter 17: Burns

Part IV: Treating imbalances
Chapter 18: I.V. fluid replacement
Chapter 19: Total parenteral nutrition
Chapter 20: Blood products

Appendices and Index
Practice makes perfect
Fluid and electrolyte reference charts

  1. Elderly patients
  2. Pediatric patients
Glossary
Index

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