Mosby's Fluids & Electrolytes Memory NoteCards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses / Edition 2

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Completely portable, this pocket-sized collection of full-color, spiral-bound cards uses humor, cartoons, and mnemonics to help you understand and retain important information about fluids and electrolytes. This fun, colorful, and insightful approach makes these cards a valuable learning and review tool throughout nursing school, as well as a great resource for preparing for the NCLEX® examination.

  • UNIQUE! 64 full-color, cartoon mnemonics cover key fluids and electrolytes and acid-base concepts.
  • UNIQUE! Colored highlights draw attention to four central topics: Serious Life Threatening Implications in pink; Common Clinical Findings in blue; Important Nursing Implications in yellow; and Patient Teaching information in green.
  • Concise What You Need to Know information on the back of each image highlights key information and specific nursing implications.
  • Spiral-bound pages made of thick, substantial card stock are durable and portable.
  • Color-coded thumb tabs feature a different color for each section for easy referral.
  • 15 new cartoons help you master the latest information on fluids and electrolytes.
  • New topics include: Homeostasis: A Question of Balance and The Body’s Water: Keeping It Where You Need It.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323067461
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 12/2/2009
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 180,366
  • Product dimensions: 4.00 (w) x 6.50 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Fluids & Electrolytes

Overview of homeostasis

Overview of the body's electrolytes

Overview of fluid balance

Overview of the body’s water



















Acid-Base Balance

Overview of acid-base balance

Acidosis overview & conditions

Alkalosis overview & conditions

Metabolic acidosis

Metabolic alkalosis

Respiratory acidosis

Respiratory alkalosis

Important Body Minerals

Overview of body minerals

Iron deficiency

Iron excess

Iodine deficiency

Zinc deficiency

IV Therapy

Types of IV therapy/solutions, uses, and packaging

Selecting administration sets

Vein selection

Venipuncture device systems

IV infusion pumps

3 types of delivery

Saline and heparin lick

Complications of peripheral IV therapy

Central venous catheters

Pediatric IV therapy

IV equipment & infusion regulation devices (IV pumps)

Principles of peripheral IV therapy

Types of IV delivery — continuous, intermittent (IVPB), bolus

Use of saline locks

Complications of peripheral IV therapy

Principles of central venous IV therapy

Types of central venous IV catheters

Peripheral inserted central catheter — PICC

Complications of central venous IV therapy

Discontinuing peripheral and central venous IV therapy

Pediatric IV therapy

Home infusion IV therapy

Parenteral nutrition

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  • Posted March 9, 2009

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    Great for nursing students.

    A great fluid and electrolyte review for nursing students. Lots of pictures to make you laugh and remember the side effects.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 18, 2013


    Just bought it and i love it. It is so easy and fun to learn from. Offers plenty of fun and easy ways to remember stuff. Great book to refresh your memory about fluid and electrolytes

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 8, 2010

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    great for help nursing students

    if your in nursing school this help alot with remembering signs and symptoms of electrolyte imbalances along with the fluid and electrolyes made easy book. it has alot of ways to remember hypo/hyper signs and symptoms. good luck!

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