Fluids and Electrolytes Demystified

Fluids and Electrolytes Demystified

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The balanced way to learn about fluids and electrolytes Need a solid foundation in fluids and electrolytes but finding this complex subject difficult to permeate? Here's the solution! Fluids and Electrolytes Demystified makes everything so easy to understand, you'll feel like you're learning through osmosis. Written by a nursing professor, this accessible guide explains, clearly and concisely, the key elements underlying fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance and imbalances. You will learn about the various health conditions related to imbalances and get details on diagnostic testing, regulators, and treatment options. Useful charts and key terms throughout help you to remember important concepts. Complete with end-of-chapter quizzes to test your knowledge, this book will teach you the fundamentals of fluids and electrolytes in no time at all. Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Fluids and Electrolytes Demystified is your shortcut to mastering this essential nursing topic. This fast and easy guide offers: Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter An NCLEX-style quiz at the end of each chapter to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses Causes and symptoms of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalance-related conditions Coverage of diagnostic tests and treatment options A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work(d) Patienta#39;s urinary output is 20 mL or less per hour. ... Mosbya#39;s Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests, 3rd ed. St. Louis: Mosby Elsevier, 2006. Saladin K. Anatomy and Physiology. ... Web Site http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Acidosis This page intentionally left blank CHAPTER 6 Potassium Imbalances: Hypokalemiaanbsp;...

Title:Fluids and Electrolytes Demystified
Author:Joyce Johnson
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2007-12-17


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