Portable Fluids and Electrolytes / Edition 1
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Portable Fluids and Electrolytes / Edition 1

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Lww
     
 

ISBN-10: 1582556784

ISBN-13: 9781582556789

Pub. Date: 06/01/2007

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Portable Fluids and Electrolytes is a compact powerhouse of clinical information on fluid and electrolyte imbalances. Our nurse-experts have sorted through the mass of clinical information and focused in on what nurses need most in daily practice. This need-to-know information is presented in an easy-to-use, concise format for time-starved nurses, with

Overview

Portable Fluids and Electrolytes is a compact powerhouse of clinical information on fluid and electrolyte imbalances. Our nurse-experts have sorted through the mass of clinical information and focused in on what nurses need most in daily practice. This need-to-know information is presented in an easy-to-use, concise format for time-starved nurses, with bullets, lists, and hundreds of illustrations, charts, diagrams, and photographs.

Portable Fluids and Electrolytes provides clear explanations of fluid and electrolyte imbalances, with banner heads to indicate life-threatening imbalances. In addition, the handbook includes detailed information on I.V. therapy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582556789
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
06/01/2007
Series:
Portable Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Contributors and consultants
Foreword

Part 1: Fluid and electrolyte balance

  • 1 Fluid balance
  • 2 Electrolyte balance
  • 3 Acid-base balance
Part 2: Fluid and electrolyte imbalances
  • 4 Fluid imbalances
  • 5 Sodium imbalances
  • 6 Potassium imbalances
  • 7 Magnesium imbalances
  • 8 Calcium imbalances
  • 9 Phosphorus imbalances
  • 10 Chloride imbalances
  • 11 Acid-base imbalances
Part 3: Disorders affecting fluid and electrolyte balance
  • 12 Heat syndromes
  • 13 Heart failure
  • 14 Respiratory failure
  • 15 Excessive GI fluid losses
  • 16 Renal failure
  • 17 Burns
Part 4:
I.V. therapy
  • 18 Introduction to I.V. therapy
  • 19 Peripheral I.V. therapy
  • 20 Central venous therapy
  • 21 Total parenteral nutrition

Appendices and index

  • Common fluid and electrolyte imbalances in pediatric patients
  • Common fluid and electrolyte imbalances in elderly patients

Selected references

Index

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