Publication Year: 2005
Edition: 1st Ed.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Designed for quick reference in the hospital hallway or at the nurses' station, this handbook presents succinct, bulleted, up-to-the-minute information on fluid and electrolyte homeostasis and common fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalances.
Part 1 provides a rapid refresher on key facts nurses need to evaluate assessment findings related to fluid and electrolyte homeostasis. Part 2 contains entries on imbalances, which are are alphabetically organized and presented on easy-to-scan two-page spreads. Numerous tables and illustrations are included. Logos highlight potentially dangerous situations and complications and age-related concerns.
Nurse's Quick Check: Fluids and Electrolytes