Saunders Nursing Survival Guide: Fluids and Electrolytes / Edition 2

Saunders Nursing Survival Guide: Fluids and Electrolytes / Edition 2

by Cynthia C. Chernecky, Kathleen Murphy-Ende, Denise Macklin
     
 

Saunders Nursing Survival Guide: Fluid and Electrolytes, 2nd Edition presents a complete review of the ever-challenging topic of fluid and electrolytes, using lighthearted cartoons and mnemonic tools designed to make your learning experience more relaxed and enjoyable. Each book in the unique Saunders Nursing Survival Guides series features brief, focused

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Saunders Nursing Survival Guide: Fluid and Electrolytes, 2nd Edition presents a complete review of the ever-challenging topic of fluid and electrolytes, using lighthearted cartoons and mnemonic tools designed to make your learning experience more relaxed and enjoyable. Each book in the unique Saunders Nursing Survival Guides series features brief, focused material and lively illustrations that make complex subjects approachable and easy to understand. Consistent unit headings - What You Will Learn, What It Is, What You Need to Know, What You Do, and Do You Understand? - break information into manageable sections to make learning easier. Each chapter also includes a number of NCLEX® Exam-style review questions to reinforce important information and help you prepare for the examination as well as future clinical applications.

• Unique presentation of content allows students to survive and thrive.
• Material is presented using adult learning principles and various active-learning strategies to engage nursing students of all ages, backgrounds, and learning styles.
• Consistent chapter format breaks down information into small units and reinforces an effective thinking process.
• Special icons for Lifespan Considerations, Cultural Implications, Web Links, and Cautions help the student quickly identify special content in the chapter.
• Memory-reinforcing interactive activities (including fill-in the blank, matching, word jumbles, true/false, and crossword puzzles) promote student learning.
• Clinical terms and shorthand expressions are highlighted in parentheses to expose students to terminology that they will hear in the hospital setting.
• Boxed Take Home Points provide the benefit of years of nursing experience that students can use to prepare for their clinical rotation.
• Original cartoon-character illustrations walk the student through difficult subjects with a lighthearted approach.

• Cover design and series title better identifies the series as a fun and simple review.
• What You Will Learn section provides chapter objectives for the reader to aid in their navigation through the chapters.
• Over 100 NCLEX® examination-style review questions have been moved to the ends of chapters to immediately test student knowledge.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416028796
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/08/2005
Series:
Saunders Nursing Survival Guide Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
657,516
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Professor, Department of Physiological and Technological Nursing, School of Nursing, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

President, Professional Learning Systems, Inc., Marietta, GA

Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, University of Wisconsin, School of Nursing, Madison, WI

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Dynamics of Fluids and Electrolyte

Chapter 2. Dynamics of Acid-Base Balance

Chapter 3. Sodium

Chapter 4. Chloride

Chapter 5. Potassium

Chapter 6. Phosphorus

Chapter 7. Magnesium

Chapter 8. Calcium

Chapter 9. Elements and Minerals: Flouride, Iodine, Iron, Selenium, and Zinc

Chapter 10. Heath Care Problems of the Neonate

Chapter 11. Fluid and Electrolyte Balance in Infants

Chapter 12. Health Care Problems of the Toddler

Chapter 13. Health Care Problems of the Adolescent

Chapter 14. Health Care Problems of the Young Adult

Chapter 15. Health Care Problems of the Older Adult

Chapter 16. Interventions for Maintaining Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

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