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"Fluid and Electrolytes provides a foundation of knowledge pertaining to this important topic. Students, registered nurses, and allied health personnel will benefit from the user-friendly format in which the basic concepts are presented." "Author Mary Baumberger-Henry, DNSc, RN utilizes a physiological approach to teach the terminology involving fluids and electrolytes as well as the need for acid/base balance in the body. Disturbances of these properties, how the imbalance may affect the various systems of the body, and consequent disease states are additional areas that are covered. This valuable resource also takes a comprehensive look at the cell membrane and the distribution of solutes in and out of the cell." Fluid and Electrolytes facilitates learning of this important, yet complex, topic in nursing. The inclusion of examination questions and in-depth nursing implications makes this resource perfect for professionals looking to develop an understanding of fluids and electrolytes.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763735975
  • Publisher: Jones & Barlett Learning
  • Publication date: 9/28/2004
  • Series: Nursing Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 155
  • Product dimensions: 7.12 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Basics
Ch. 1 The cell membrane 2
Ch. 2 Active transport 4
Ch. 3 Osmolality and passive transport 6
Ch. 4 Fluid compartments 8
Ch. 5 Cations/anions 10
Ch. 6 Acid/base 12
Ch. 7 Fluid homeostasis 14
Pt. II Regulation of fluids and electrolytes
Ch. 8 Water balance 20
Ch. 9 Fluid overload 22
Ch. 10 Fluid deficit 26
Ch. 11 Sodium 28
Ch. 12 Hypernatremia 30
Ch. 13 Hyponatremia 32
Ch. 14 Potassium 36
Ch. 15 Hyperkalemia 38
Ch. 16 Hypokalemia 42
Ch. 17 Calcium 46
Ch. 18 Hypercalcemia 48
Ch. 19 Hypocalcemia 50
Ch. 20 Chloride 52
Ch. 21 Hyperchloremia 54
Ch. 22 Hypochloremia 56
Ch. 23 Magnesium 58
Ch. 24 Hypermagnesemia 60
Ch. 25 Hypomagnesemia 62
Pt. III Acid/base
Ch. 26 Acid/base 70
Ch. 27 pH regulation through buffering systems 72
Ch. 28 Renal regulation 74
Ch. 29 Respiratory regulation 76
Ch. 30 Metabolic acidosis 78
Ch. 31 Metabolic alkalosis 82
Ch. 32 Respiratory acidosis 84
Ch. 33 Respiratory alkalosis 86
Ch. 34 Acid/base compensation 88
Ch. 35 Mixed disturbances 90
Ch. 36 Arterial blood gas interpretation 92
Pt. IV Organ systems control
Ch. 37 Hypothalamus and fluid regulation 98
Ch. 38 Kidney regulation of electrolytes and fluid 100
Ch. 39 Respiratory regulation of carbon dioxide and fluids 102
Ch. 40 Skin as a barrier to fluid loss 104
Pt. V Fluid and electrolyte balance in disease processes and nursing implications
Ch. 41 Acute renal failure 110
Ch. 42 Chronic renal failure 114
Ch. 43 Disorders of antidiuretic hormone regulation 118
Ch. 44 Respiratory failure 120
Ch. 45 Noncardiogenic pulmonary edema 124
Ch. 46 Heart failure 126
Ch. 47 Diabetic ketoacidosis 130
Ch. 48 Hyperglycemic hyperosmolar nonketotic syndrome 132
Ch. 49 Burns 134
Ch. 50 Stages of shock 136
Ch. 51 Types of shock 140
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