9780132958554

Pearson Reviews & Rationales Fluids, Electrolytes, & Acid-Base Balance with Nursing Reviews & Rationales

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  • ISBN13:

    9780132958554

  • ISBN10:

    0132958554

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/22/2012
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

PEARSON REVIEWS & RATIONALES: FLUIDS, ELECTROLYTES, & ACID-BASE BALANCE WITH MYNURSINGREVIEW, 3/eprovides a clear, concentrated, and up-to-date review of today's "need to know" nursing knowledge about fluids, electrolytes, and acid-base balance. Developed and reviewed by a large team of nurse educators, it fully reflects the current (2010) NCLEX-RNŽ Test Plan. Coverage includes: principles of fluids, electrolytes, and acid-base balance, including focused assessments and how they affect entire body systems. Individual chapters focus on specific electrolytes (sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, chloride, and phosphorus), acid-base disturbances, and replacement therapies for common fluid and electrolyte imbalances. Each chapter includes definitions, etiologies, clinical manifestations, and therapeutic management of fluids, electrolytes, and acid-base problems in the context of the nursing process. A complete support package includes access to more questions and the complete eText online, and a tear-out NursingNotes card for clinical reference and quick review.

Author Biography

MaryAnn Hogan, MSN, RN has been a Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She has taught in diploma, associate degree, and baccalaureate nursing programs. A former item writer for the CAT NCLEX-RN® exam, Ms. Hogan has been teaching review courses throughout to a number of publications in the areas of adult health, pharmacology, and fundamentals of nursing. She is a member
of the American Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honor Society for Nursing.

Table of Contents

1. Fluid Balance and Imbalances

2. Sodium Balance and Imbalances

3. Potassium Balance and Imbalances

4. Calcium Balance and Imbalances

5. Magnesium Balance and Imbalances

6. Chloride Balance and Imbalances

7. Phosphorus Balance and Imbalances

8. Acid-Base Balance and Imbalances

9. Replacement Therapies for Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances

Appendix. Practice to Pass & Case Study Suggested Answers

Index

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