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LPN expert guides. Fluids & electrolytes [electronic resource].
imprint
Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2007.
description
v, 314 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
ISBN
1582559236 (alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2007.
isbn
1582559236 (alk. paper)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Fluid balance -- Electrolyte balance -- Acid-base balance -- Fluid imbalances -- Sodium imbalances -- Potassium imbalances -- Magnesium imbalances -- Calcium imbalances -- Phosphorus imbalances -- Chloride imbalances -- Acid-base imbalances -- Heat syndromes -- Heart failure -- Respiratory failure -- Excessive GI fluid losses -- Renal failure -- Burns -- I.V. fluid replacement therapy -- Total parenteral nutrition -- Blood products.
catalogue key
7982034
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 296).
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Doody's Reviews, October 2008
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Summaries
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A quick-reference pocket guide that focuses on difficult concepts related to fluid, electrolyte, & acid-base balance. It describes specific imbalances, their pathophysiologic mechanisms, & various therapies including I.V. fluid replacement, total parenteral nutrition, & blood component therapy.
Main Description
This quick-reference pocket guide offers LPNs/LVNs clear explanations of difficult concepts related to fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance. The book describes specific imbalances, their pathophysiologic mechanisms, and various therapies including I.V. fluid replacement, total parenteral nutrition, and blood component therapy. Information is presented in a highly organized format with abundant illustrations. Recurring icons include Red Flag (key findings, risks, complications, and contraindications associated with an imbalance or therapy), Life Stages (age-related variations), and Spotlight (flow charts or illustrations depicting physiologic and pathophysiologic mechanisms).
Table of Contents
Fluid balancep. 2
Electrolyte balancep. 18
Acid-base balancep. 30
Fluid imbalancesp. 42
Sodium imbalancesp. 67
Potassium imbalancesp. 84
Magnesium imbalancesp. 102
Calcium imbalancesp. 121
Phosphorus imbalancesp. 137
Chloride imbalancesp. 151
Acid-base imbalancesp. 162
Heat syndromesp. 192
Heart failurep. 202
Respiratory failurep. 214
Excessive GI fluid lossesp. 222
Renal failurep. 230
Burnsp. 242
I.V. fluid replacement therapyp. 258
Total parenteral nutritionp. 272
Blood productsp. 280
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