9780323067461

Mosby's Fluids & Electrolytes Memory Notecards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory AIDS for Nurses

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  • ISBN13:

    9780323067461

  • ISBN10:

    0323067468

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 12/1/2009
  • Publisher: MOSBY-YEAR BOOK INC

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Summary

Completely portable, this pocket-sized collection of full-color, spiral-bound cards uses humor, cartoons, and mnemonics to help you understand and retain important information about fluids and electrolytes. This fun, colorful, and insightful approach makes these cards a valuable learning and review tool throughout nursing school, as well as a great resource for preparing for the NCLEX® examination. UNIQUE! 64 full-color, cartoon mnemonics cover key fluids and electrolytes and acid-base concepts. UNIQUE! Colored highlights draw attention to four central topics: Serious Life Threatening Implications in pink; Common Clinical Findings in blue; Important Nursing Implications in yellow; and Patient Teaching information in green. Concise What You Need to Know information on the back of each image highlights key information and specific nursing implications. Spiral-bound pages made of thick, substantial card stock are durable and portable. Color-coded thumb tabs feature a different color for each section for easy referral.15 new cartoons help you master the latest information on fluids and electrolytes. New topics include: Homeostasis: A Question of Balance and The Body's Water: Keeping It Where You Need It.

Table of Contents

Fluids & Electrolytes
Overview of homeostasis
Overview of the body's electrolytes
Overview of fluid balance
Overview of the body's water
Dehydration
Overhydration
Heatstroke
Sodium
Hypernatremia
Hyponatremia
Potassium
Hypokalemia
Hyperkalemia
Calcium
Hypercalcemia
Hypocalcemia
Phosphate
Hyperphosphatemia
Hypophosphatemia
Magnesium
Hypermagnesemia
Hypomagnesemia
Ac id-Base Balance
Overview of acid-base balance
Acidosis overview & conditions
Alkalosis overview & conditions
Metabolic acidosis
Metabolic alkalosis
Respiratory acidosis
Respiratory alkalosis
Important Body Minerals
Overview of body minerals
Iron deficiency
Iron excess
Iodine deficiency
Zinc deficiency
IV Therapy
Types of IV therapy/solutions, uses, and packaging
Selecting administration sets
Vein selection
Venipuncture device systems
IV infusion pumps 3 types of delivery
Saline and heparin lick
Complications of peripheral IV therapy
Central venous catheters
Pediatric IV therapy
IV equipment & infusion regulation devices (IV pumps)
Principles of peripheral IV therapy
Types of IV delivery - continuous, intermittent (IVPB), bolus
Use of saline locks
Complications of peripheral IV therapy
Principles of central venous IV therapy
Types of central venous IV catheters
Peripheral inserted central catheter - PICC
Complications of central venous IV therapy
Discontinuing peripheral and central venous IV therapy
Pediatric IV therapy
Home infusion IV therapy
Parenteral nutrition
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