Pocket Guide to Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance / Edition 2

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801666896
  • Publisher: Mosby, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/28/1992
  • Series: Pocket Guide
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 302
  • Product dimensions: 4.33 (w) x 7.33 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Table of Contents

Unit I Basic Principles 1
1 Overview of Fluid and Electrolyte Balance 3
2 Regulation of Vascular Volume and Extracellular Fluid (ECF) Osmolality 14
3 Fluid Gains and Losses 23
4 Nursing Assessment of the Patient at Risk 28
5 Laboratory Assessment of Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance 37
Unit II Disorders of Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance 49
6 Disorders of Fluid Balance 51
7 Disorders of Sodium Balance 89
8 Disorders of Potassium Balance 97
9 Disorders of Calcium Balance 108
10 Disorders of Phosphorus Balance 118
11 Disorders of Magnesium Balance 130
12 Overview of Acid-Base Balance 140
13 Respiratory Acidosis 152
14 Respiratory Alkalosis 163
15 Metabolic Acidosis 168
16 Metabolic Alkalosis 175
17 Mixed Acid-Base Disorders 182
Unit III Clinical Conditions Associated with Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalance 187
18 Gastrointestinal Disorders 189
19 Surgical Disturbances 198
20 Endocrinologic Disorders 201
21 Cardiac Disorders 215
22 Renal Failure 218
23 Acute Pancreatitis 226
24 Hepatic Failure 229
25 Burns 233
26 Providing Nutritional Support 242
References 261
App. A: Abbreviations Used in This Manual 265
App. B: Glossary 269
App. C: Effects of Age on Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance 276
App. D: Laboratory Tests Discussed in This Manual (Normal Values) 279
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