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Fluids and Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy!, Fourth Edition, is an entertaining reference that reviews the fundamentals of fluids and electrolytes in a fun, interesting, and easy-to-understand manner. Organized into four parts, the book provides comprehensive coverage of this challenging topic, including fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base basics; fluid and electrolyte imbalances; the importance and management of imbalances in major health problems; and treatments. Special elements found throughout the text make it easy to remember key points. Each chapter includes clear, simple explanations of health problems; definitions of key terms; illustrations that clearly explain key concepts; easy-to-remember memory joggers; and bullets and checklists that make it easy to spot important points at a glance.
Table of Contents
|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|
|I.V. fluid replacement||p. 325|
|Total parenteral nutrition||p. 341|
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