Core Concepts in the Disorders of Fluid, Electrolytes and Acid-Base Balance

Core Concepts in the Disorders of Fluid, Electrolytes and Acid-Base Balance

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Overview

Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disorders are central to the day-to-day practice of almost all areas of patient-centered medicine – both medical and surgical. Virtually every aspect of these disorders has experienced major developments in recent years.

Core Concepts in theDisorders of Fluid, Electrolytes and Acid-BaseBalance encompasses these new findings in comprehensive reviews of both pathophysiology and clinical management. In addition, this volume offers clinical examples providing step-by-step analysis of the pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, and management of selected clinical problems.

Written by leading experts in fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disorders, this reference is an invaluable resource for both the nephrologist and the non-specialist physician, or medical trainee.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461437697
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 08/02/2012
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 377
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
The Physiology of Water Homeostasis
Jeff M. Sands, David B. Mount, and Harold E. Layton

Chapter 2
Disorders of Water Metabolism
Joshua M. Thurman and Tomas Berl

Chapter 3
Potassium and the Dyskalemias
Alan Segal

Chapter 4
Disorders of Calcium, Phosphate, and Magnesium Metabolism
Ali Hariri, David B. Mount, and Asghar Rastegar

Chapter 5
Management of Fluid and Electrolyte Abnormalities in Children
John T. Herrin

Chapter 6
Diuretic Therapy
Arohan R. Subramanya and David H. Ellison

Chapter 7
Renal Acidification Mechanisms
I. David Weiner, Jill W. Verlander, and Charles S. Wingo

Chapter 8
Core Concepts and Treatment of Metabolic Acidosis
Michael R. Wiederkehr and Orson W. Moe

Chapter 9
Metabolic Alkalosis
F. John Gennari

Chapter 10
Respiratory Acid-Base Disorders
Biff F. Palmer

Chapter 11
Mixed Acid-Base Disorders
Jeffrey A. Krautand Ira Kurtz

Chapter 12
Case Studies in Electrolyte and Acid-Base DisordersDavid B. Mount

Chapter 12
Case Studies in Electrolyte and Acid-Base DisordersDavid B. Mount

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