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Author Lippincott

Title Just the Facts : Fluids and Electrolytes
Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (224 pages)
Series Just the Facts Series
Just the Facts Series
Contents Fluids & Electrolytes; Contents; Contributors and consultants; Foreword; Balancing basics; Fluid imbalances; Electrolyte imbalances; Acid-base imbalances; Disorders that cause imbalances; Treating imbalances; Selected references; Index
Summary This handbook provides a quick review of fluids and electrolytes, focusing on the essential clinical facts that nurses need to interpret laboratory tests and implement swift, appropriate patient care. Information is presented in a quick-reference bulleted format, with numerous illustrations and flow charts. Every major fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalance is covered, with key points on pathophysiology, causes, signs and symptoms, diagnostic test results, and management. A chapter focuses on disorders that cause imbalances, particularly heart failure, respiratory failure, burns, acute an
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Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Springhouse
ISBN 1451167598