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Title Fluid and electrolytes in pediatrics : a comprehensive handbook / edited by Leonard G. Feld, Frederick J. Kaskel
Published New York : Humana Press, [2010]


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 MELB  618.923992 Fel/Fae  AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 408 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Series Nutrition and health
Nutrition and health (Totowa, N.J.)
Contents Disorders of water homeostasis -- Disorders of sodium homeostasis -- Disorders of potassium balance -- Disorders of calcium metabolism -- Disorders of magnesium metabolism -- Disorders of phosphorus homeostasis -- Acid-base physiology -- Metabolic acidosis -- Diagnosis and treatment of metabolic alkalosis -- Diagnosis and treatment of respiratory acidosis -- Diagnosis and treatment of respiratory alkalosis -- Liver disorders -- Special consideration on fluid and electrolytes in acute kidney injury and kidney transplantation -- Adrenal causes of electrolyte abnormalities: hyponatremia/hyperkalemia -- A physiology approach to hereditary tubulopathies -- Enteral and parenteral nutrition -- Understanding uric acid -- Special situations in the NICU
Summary Features tables and information on various aspects of fluid, electrolyte and acid-base metabolism for general pediatrics, family practitioners, residents, medical students, nurses and the medical or surgical specialties. This book covers definition and pathophysiology, symptoms, diagnosis and causes, treatment and representative scenarios
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical reference and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Acid-base imbalances in children.
Body fluid disorders in children.
Water-electrolyte imbalances in children.
Water-Electrolyte Imbalance.
Acid-Base Imbalance.
Electrolytes -- metabolism.
Electrolytes -- metabolism.
Water-Electrolyte Imbalance.
Acid-Base Imbalance.
Author Feld, Leonard G.
Kaskel, Frederick J.
LC no. 2009938486
ISBN 9781603272247 hardback
1603272240 hardback
9781603272254 ebook