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Author Reddi, Alluru S., author.

Title Fluid, electrolyte and acid-base disorders : clinical evaluation and management / Alluru S. Reddi
Published New York, NY : Springer, 2014


Description 1 online resource (viii, 448 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Body Fluid Compartments -- Interpretation of Urine Electrolytes and Osmolality -- Renal Handling of NaCl and Water -- Intravenous Fluids: Composition and Indications -- Diuretics -- Disorders of Extracellular Fluid Volume: Basic Concepts -- Disorders of ECF Volume: Congestive Heart Failure -- Disorders of ECF Volume: Cirrhosis of the Liver -- Disorders of ECF Volume: Nephrotic Syndrome -- Disorders of ECF Volume: Volume Contraction -- Disorders of Water Balance: Physiology -- Disorders of Water Balance: Hyponatremia -- Disorders of Water Balance: Hypernatremia -- Disorders of Potassium: Physiology -- Disorders of Potassium: Hypokalemia -- Disorders of Potassium: Hyperkalemia -- Disorders of Calcium: Physiology -- Disorders of Calcium: Hypocalcemia -- Disorders of Calcium: Hypercalcemia -- Disorders of Phosphate: Physiology -- Disorders of Phosphate: Hypophosphatemia -- Disorders of Phosphate: Hyperphosphatemia -- Disorders of Magnesium: Physiology -- Disorders of Magnesium: Hypomagnesemia -- Disorders of Magnesium: Hypermagnesemia -- Acid-Base Physiology -- Evaluation of an Acid-Base Disorder -- High Anion Gap Metabolic Acidosis -- Hyperchloremic Metabolic Acidosis: Renal Tubular Acidosis -- Hyperchloremic Metabolic Acidosis: Nonrenal Causes -- Metabolic Alkalosis -- Respiratory Acidosis -- Respiratory Alkalosis -- Mixed Acid-Base Disorders
Summary Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Disorders: Clinical Evaluation & Management is a clear and concise presentation of the fundamentals of fluid, electrolyte and acid-base disorders frequently encountered in clinical practice. Each chapter begins with pertinent basic physiology followed by its clinical disorder. Cases for each fluid, electrolyte and acid-base disorder are discussed with answers. In addition, board-type questions with explanations are provided for each clinical disorder to increase the knowledge for the clinician. Practical and clinically oriented, this book is a handy reference for practicing physicians, students, residents and fellows
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed October 28, 2013)
Subject Body fluid disorders.
Body fluid disorders -- Diagnosis
Body Fluids -- physiology
Water-Electrolyte Imbalance -- diagnosis
Acid-Base Imbalance -- diagnosis
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Body fluid disorders.
Body fluid disorders -- Diagnosis.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781461490838