LPN Expert Guides: Fluids and Electrolytes

Publication Year: 2006

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Springhouse

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-58-255923-0

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 91

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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).

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Springhouse
ISBN: 978-1-58-255923-0
Specialty:
Skills & Procedures
Practical/Vocational Nursing
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 320
Illustrations: 100
Year: 2006
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 91

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