9781582553573

Fluids and Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy!

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  • ISBN13:

    9781582553573

  • ISBN10:

    1582553572

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/14/2004
  • Publisher: SPRINGHOUSE PUBLISHING
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Summary

Now in its Third Edition, Fluids and Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy! presents this difficult topic in a fun, interesting, and easy-to-understand manner. This informative and indispensable reference reviews fundamental information about fluids, electrolytes, and acid-base balance; identifies electrolyte, fluid, acid, and base imbalances; describes imbalances in major health problems and their consequences; and explains how to treat those imbalances--all in an easy-to-understand, comprehensive, enjoyable format.

Table of Contents

Contributors and consultants iv
Foreword v
Balancing fluids
3(20)
Balancing electrolytes
23(16)
Balancing acids and bases
39(16)
When fluids tip the balance
55(28)
When sodium tips the balance
83(20)
When potassium tips the balance
103(20)
When magnesium tips the balance
123(22)
When calcium tips the balance
145(20)
When phosphorus tips the balance
165(18)
When chloride tips the balance
183(14)
When acids and bases tip the balance
197(34)
Heat syndromes
231(12)
Heart failure
243(14)
Respiratory failure
257(10)
Excessive Gl fluid loss
267(10)
Renal failure
277(14)
Burns
291(18)
I.V. fluid replacement
309(16)
Total parenteral nutrition
325(10)
Blood products
335(14)
Appendices and index
349(18)
Common fluid and electrolyte imbalances in pediatric patients
350(1)
Common fluid and electrolyte imbalances in elderly patients
351(1)
Practice makes perfect
352(15)
Glossary 367(2)
Selected references 369(1)
Index 370

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