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

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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
Foreword
Pt. IBalancing basics
1Balancing fluids3
2Balancing electrolytes21
3Balancing acids and bases35
Pt. IIFluid and electrolyte imbalances
4When fluids tip the balance51
5When sodium tips the balance81
6When potassium tips the balance101
7When magnesium tips the balance119
8When calcium tips the balance143
9When phosphorus tips the balance161
10When chloride tips the balance177
11When acids and bases tip the balance189
Pt. IIIDisorders that cause imbalances
12Heart failure221
13Respiratory failure235
14Excessive GI fluid loss245
15Renal failure255
16Burns269
Pt. IVTreating imbalance
17I.V. fluid replacement287
18Total parenteral nutrition303
19Blood products313
Practice makes perfect328
Glossary339
Index343

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