Fluids and Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy! / Edition 2

Fluids and Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy! / Edition 2

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 1582551367

ISBN-13: 9781582551364

Pub. Date: 06/28/2001

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Learning about fluids and electrolytes doesn't get any easier. This edition boasts new features that further simplify a serious subject -- all in the lighthearted, Incredibly Easy style. "Cheat Sheets" are fun learning aids, and "Practice Makes Perfect" offers case study questions and answers that let nurses assess their progress. Expanded nursing interventions with

Overview

Learning about fluids and electrolytes doesn't get any easier. This edition boasts new features that further simplify a serious subject -- all in the lighthearted, Incredibly Easy style. "Cheat Sheets" are fun learning aids, and "Practice Makes Perfect" offers case study questions and answers that let nurses assess their progress. Expanded nursing interventions with rationales and "Ages and Stages" -- highlighting information about fluids and electrolytes across the lifespan -- broaden understanding. Contents include balancing basics, such as fluids, electrolytes, and acids and bases; disorders that cause imbalances; treating imbalances; and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582551364
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Series:
Incredibly Easy! Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
7.52(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.94(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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