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Fluids and Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy! / Edition 4

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 1582555656

ISBN-13: 9781582555652

Pub. Date: 09/01/2007

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Fluids and Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy!, Fourth Edition, presents the fundamentals of fluids and electrolytes in an entertaining, interesting, and easy-to-understand manner. Chapters review basic information about fluids, electrolytes, and acid-base balance; identify fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalances; describe imbalances in major health

Overview

Fluids and Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy!, Fourth Edition, presents the fundamentals of fluids and electrolytes in an entertaining, interesting, and easy-to-understand manner. Chapters review basic information about fluids, electrolytes, and acid-base balance; identify fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalances; describe imbalances in major health problems and their consequences; and explain how to treat those imbalances. This thoroughly updated edition includes a new chapter on acute pancreatitis.

Charts, illustrations, recurring icons, Memory joggers, and other features help readers focus on and remember key points. Quick-reference appendices list fluid and electrolyte differences in pediatric and geriatric populations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582555652
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
09/01/2007
Series:
Incredibly Easy! Series
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors and Consultants

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: Acute Pancreatitis
Chapter 17: Renal Failure
Chapter 18: Burns

Part IV: TREATING IMBALANCES
Chapter 19: I.V. Fluid Replacement
Chapter 20: Total Parenteral Nutrition

APPENDICES AND INDEX
Common Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances in Elderly Patients
Common Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances in Pediatric Patients
Practice Makes Perfect
Glossary
Selected References
Index

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