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Author Metheny, Norma Milligan, author

Title Fluid and electrolyte balance : nursing considerations / Norma M. Metheny
Edition Fifth edition
Published Sudbury, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, [2012]
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2012


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Description vii, 398 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
regular print
Contents Fundamental concepts and definitions -- Nursing assessment -- Fluid volume imbalances -- Sodium imbalances -- Potassium imbalances -- Calcium imbalances -- Magnesium imbalances -- Phosphorous imbalances -- Acid-base imbalances -- Parenteral fluids -- Parenteral nutrition -- Fluid and electrolyte disturbances associated with tube feedings -- Gastrointestinal problems -- Fluid balance in the surgical patient -- Hypovolemic shock in trauma and postoperative patients -- Congestive heart failure : fluid and electrolyte problems -- Renal failure -- Diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperglycemic hyperosmolar state -- Brain injuries -- Acute pancreatitis -- Cirrhosis with ascites -- Oncologic conditions -- Pregnancy -- Fluid and electrolyte balance in children -- Fluid and electrolyte balance in the aged
Summary Fluid and Electrolyte Balance: Nursing Considerations, Fifth Edition takes a case study and applications approach that is ideal for undergraduate nursing students. Completely revised and updated, this Fifth Edition provides in-depth discussion of fluid and electrolyte balance and imbalance with a strong focus on understanding pathophysiology. Further, it outlines basic concepts and gives an overview of nursing considerations for fluid and electrolyte problems, including sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, and acid-base imbalances. Students will benefit from the easy-to-understand information on parenteral and enteral nutrition, caring for children and the elderly, and how to treat fluid and electrolyte problems involving gastrointestinal issues, congestive heart failure, brain injuries, pregnancy, and oncologic conditions. Additional features include illustrations and tables supporting each chapter's material. From fundamental concepts and assessment of fluid and electrolyte --
balance to coverage of major clinical problems, Fluid and Electrolyte Balance: Nursing Considerations, Fifth Edition prepares students for today's complex nursing environment. --Book Jacket
Notes Revised edition of: Fluid and electrolyte balance / Norma M. Metheny. 4th ed. ©2000
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Body fluid disorders -- Nursing.
Body fluid disorders.
Water-electrolyte imbalances -- Nursing.
Water-electrolyte imbalances.
Water-Electrolyte Imbalance.
Water-Electrolyte Balance.
Genre/Form Nurses Instruction.
Author Metheny, Norma Milligan. Fluid and electrolyte balance
LC no. 2010021081
ISBN 0763781649 (paperback)
9780763781644 (paperback)