Just the Facts: Fluids and Electrolytes / Edition 1

Just the Facts: Fluids and Electrolytes / Edition 1

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by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 1582553408

ISBN-13: 9781582553405

Pub. Date: 06/01/2004

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This handbook provides a quick review of fluids and electrolytes, focusing on the essential clinical facts that nurses need to interpret laboratory tests and implement swift, appropriate patient care. Information is presented in a quick-reference bulleted format, with numerous illustrations and flow charts.

Every major fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalance

Overview

This handbook provides a quick review of fluids and electrolytes, focusing on the essential clinical facts that nurses need to interpret laboratory tests and implement swift, appropriate patient care. Information is presented in a quick-reference bulleted format, with numerous illustrations and flow charts.

Every major fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalance is covered, with key points on pathophysiology, causes, signs and symptoms, diagnostic test results, and management. A chapter focuses on disorders that cause imbalances, particularly heart failure, respiratory failure, burns, acute and chronic renal failure, and excessive fluid loss. Treatments for fluid imbalances are also covered, including I.V. replacement therapy, TPN, transfusions, and renal dialysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582553405
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
06/01/2004
Series:
Just the Facts Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

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Just the Facts: Fluids and Electrolytes / Edition 1 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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