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Fluids and Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy!

Fluids and Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy! - 4th edition

Fluids and Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy! - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9781582555652

ISBN10: 1582555656

Fluids and Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy! by Lippincott - ISBN 9781582555652
Edition: 4TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers
Published: 2008
International: No
Fluids and Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy! by Lippincott - ISBN 9781582555652

ISBN13: 9781582555652

ISBN10: 1582555656

Edition: 4TH 08

Summary

Fluids and Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy! Fourth Edition presents the fundamentals of fluids and electrolytes in an entertaining, interesting, and easy-to-understand manner. Chapters review basic information about fluids, electrolytes, and acid-base balance; identify fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalances; describe imbalances in major health problems and their consequences; and explain how to treat those imbalances. This thoroughly updated edition includes a new chapter on acute pancreatitis and new information on enteral feeding.

Charts, illustrations, recurring icons, Memory Joggers, and other features help readers focus on and remember key points. Quick-reference appendices list fluid and electrolyte differences in pediatric and geriatric populations.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Balancing basics
Balancing fluids p. 3
Balancing electrolytes p. 21
Balancing acids and bases p. 37
Fluid and electrolyte imbalances
When fluids tip the balance p. 53
When sodium tips the balance p. 81
When potassium tips the balance p. 101
When magnesium tips the balance p. 121
When calcium tips the balance p. 143
When phosphorus tips the balance p. 163
When chloride tips the balance p. 181
When acids and bases tip the balance p. 195
Disorders that cause imbalances
Heat syndromes p. 229
Heart failure p. 241
Respiratory failure p. 255
Excessive GI fluid loss p. 265
Acute pancreatitis p. 275
Renal failure p. 293
Burns p. 307
Treating imbalances
I.V. fluid replacement p. 325
Total parenteral nutrition p. 341
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