Pocket guide to fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance /
Ursula Easterday Heitz, Mima M. Horne ; with contributions by Karen S. Webber.
4th ed.
St. Louis : Mosby, c2001.
xvii, 332 p. : ill.
0323013236, 9780323013239
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St. Louis : Mosby, c2001.
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Horne's name appears first on the previous edition.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-282) and index.
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Table of Contents
Basic Principlesp. 1
Overview of Fluid and Electrolyte Balancep. 3
Regulation of Vascular Volume and Extracellular Fluid Osmolalityp. 14
Fluid Gains and Lossesp. 24
Nursing Assessment of the Patient at Riskp. 28
Laboratory Assessment of Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balancep. 36
Disorders of Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balancep. 47
Disorders of Fluid Balancep. 49
Disorders of Sodium Balancep. 90
Disorders of Potassium Balancep. 100
Disorders of Calcium Balancep. 113
Disorders of Phosphorus Balancep. 125
Disorders of Magnesium Balancep. 137
Overview of Acid-Base Balancep. 148
Respiratory Acidosisp. 161
Respiratory Alkalosisp. 174
Metabolic Acidosisp. 179
Metabolic Alkalosisp. 186
Mixed Acid-Base Disordersp. 193
Clinical Conditions Associated with Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalancep. 197
Gastrointestinal Disordersp. 199
Surgical Disturbancesp. 207
Endocrinologic Disordersp. 210
Cardiac Disordersp. 224
Renal Failurep. 227
Acute Pancreatitisp. 236
Hepatic Failurep. 239
Burnsp. 243
Providing Nutritional Supportp. 253
Selected Referencesp. 279
App. A Standard Abbreviationsp. 283
App. B Glossaryp. 288
Effects of Age on Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balancep. 297
Laboratory Tests Discussed in This Manual (Normal Values)p. 300
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