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Fluids and Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy! : Australian & New Zealand Edition - Janet DeLange

Fluids and Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy!

Australian & New Zealand Edition

Paperback Published: 14th December 2012
ISBN: 9781920994570
Number Of Pages: 376

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This handy reference puts fluids and electrolytes into perspective! Part 1 helps you balance the basics of fluids and electrolytes, providing important recurring concepts. Part 2 covers specific imbalances like sodium, calcium, phosphorus and chloride imbalances, and metabolic and respiratory acidosis and alkalosis. Disorders that cause imbalances, like heart of respiratory failure, excessive GI fluid loss and burns, are detailed in Part 3, and Part 4 deals with IV fluid replacement and parenteral nutrition.

Incredibly easy to learn!

  • Uh-oh! highlights dangeous signs and symptoms
  • It’s not working helps you identify alternative interventions for unexpected outcomes
  • Chart Smart lists vital documentation
  • Ages and Stages pinpoint paefiatric and geriatric issues to watch for
  • Memory Joggers help you understand and remember difficult concepts
  • Quick Quizzes test your knowledge and give you instant feedback on your learning


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Part I Balancing basics
  • 1. Balancing fluids
  • 2. Balancing electrolytes
  • 3. Balancing acids and bases

    Part II Fluid and electrolyte imbalances
    • 4. When fluids tip the balance
    • 5. When sodium tips the balance
    • 6. When potassium tips the balance
    • 7. When magnesium tips the balance
    • 8. When calcium tips the balance
    • 9. When chloride tips the balance
    • 10. When phosphorus tips the balance
    • 11. When acids and bases tip the balance

    Part III Disorders that cause imbalances
    • 12. Heat syndromes
    • 13. Heart failure
    • 14. Respiratory failure
    • 15. Excessive GI fluid loss
    • 16. Acute pancreatitis
    • 17. Renal impairment
    • 18. Burns

    Part IV Treating imbalances
    • 19. IV fluid replacement
    • 20. Total parenteral nutrition
    • Common fluid and electrolyte imbalances in children
    • Common fluid and electrolyte imbalances in elderly people
    • Transfusing blood and selected components
    • Practice makes perfect
    • Glossary
    • Selected references
    • Additional resources
    • Index
  • ISBN: 9781920994570
    ISBN-10: 1920994572
    Series: Incredibly Easy!
    Audience: Professional
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 376
    Published: 14th December 2012
    Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health Australia Pty Ltd
    Country of Publication: AU
    Dimensions (cm): 19.0 x 23.19
    Weight (kg): 0.72
    Edition Number: 1

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