Updated and expanded, this second edition of "Fluid and Electrolyte Balance" presents current and comprehensive scientific information in the context of the nurses role in a clinical setting. It covers basic concepts, pathophysiology, assessment of fluid and electrolyte balance, considerations of major disturbances and principles of fluid therapy. New features of this edition include details of the pathophysiology of common causes of third-space fluid shifts; therapies to reduce fluid volume excess; nursing responsibilities in the administration of colloids and blood; the needs of tube-fed patients; perioperative imbalances; and the effect on fluid balance of bowel preparations used for diagnostic tests. The specific needs of the old and young are also covered. This text is aimed at medical and surgical nursing practitioners, students and intravenous therapists.
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Book Description Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0397548915
Book Description Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0397548915