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Fluids & Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy

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  • Description
    For expert, confidence-building guidance on handling fluids and electrolytes, turn to the irreplaceable quick-reference guide Fluids & Electrolytes Made Incredibly Easy!®, 7th Edition.

    Written in the enjoyable Incredibly Easy!® style, it offers step-by-step direction on balancing fluids and electrolytes, understanding fluid imbalances and the disorders that cause them, treating imbalances and more. This real-world guide supports students and new nurses in class, on the unit and with NCLEX® preparation, while also serving as a solid refresher for experienced nurses.
     
    Learn top-level skills to manage fluids and electrolytes:
    • NEW and updated content on fluid-related concepts in easy-to-follow definitions
    • Updated and revised content that offers clear definitions and on-the-job how-to’s
    • Explains the science of fluid and electrolytes in clear and practical terms as they relate to patient care
    • Patient care examples that include common fluids-related diagnoses, appropriate patient outcomes and the basis for each recommended treatment
    • Easy-to-follow sections that offer practical insight and guidance on nursing skills:
      • Balancing basics – balancing fluids, electrolytes, and acids and bases
      • Fluid and electrolyte imbalances – imbalances in fluids, sodium, potassium, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, chloride, and acids and bases
      • Disorders that cause imbalances – including heat-related illnesses, heart failure, respiratory failure, excessive GI fluid loss, acute pancreatitis, renal failure and burns
      • Treating imbalances, including fluid losses and excesses – IV fluid replacement and total parenteral nutrition
      • Lists fluid and electrolyte imbalances commonly seen in pediatric and elderly patients
      • Guide to transfusing blood
    • Special chapter features offer invaluable recaps and quick explanations:
    • Just the facts – quick summary of content at the start of each chapter
    • “Nurse Joy and Jake” – offer expert insights, important care reminders, and reassurance throughout
    • Ages and stages – age-related changes and how they affect a patient’s health
    • Teaching points – patient-teaching tips that help patients prevent recurrence of the problem
    • That’s a wrap – quick end-of-chapter review of chapter content
    • Memory jogger – memory aids that help you grasp and remember difficult concepts
    • Quick quiz – end-of-chapter NCLEX®-style practice questions
    • Practice Makes Perfect – end-of-book practice exam with 60 NCLEX®-style questions
     
       About the Clinical Editor

    Laura M. Willis, DNP, APRN-CNP, CMSRN, is a Family Nurse Practitioner at Mercy Health Physicians in Cincinnati, Ohio.
     
  • Specs
    Edition
    7
    ISBN/ISSN
    9781975125066
    Product Format
    PB-Paperback
    Trim Size
    7 x 9
    Pages
    412
    Series
    Incredibly Easy! Series®
    Edition
    7
    Publication Date
    November 8, 2019
    Weight
    1.30
  • Laura Willis MSN, APRN, FNP-C, DNPs
  • Table of contents
    Contents
    P art I Balancing basics 1
    1 Balancing fluids 3
    Elena C. Prendergast, DNP , APRN , FNP-C , ACHPN
    2 Balancing electrolytes 21
    Shelba Durston, MSN , RN , CCRN , SAFE
    3 Balancing acids and bases 37
    Shelba Durston, MSN , RN , CCRN , SAFE
    P art II Fluid and electr olyte imbalances 53
    4 When fluids tip the balance 55
    Rachel Koransky-Matson, DNP , NP-C
    5 When sodium tips the balance 84
    Denise Pattison, DNP , APRN-CNP
    6 When potassium tips the balance 106
    Victoria Wilson, BSN , RN , CHPN
    7 When magnesium tips the balance 126
    Victoria Wilson, BSN , RN , CHPN
    8 When calcium tips the balance 147
    Katie Dinh, MSN , APRN , ACPCNP-BC
    9 When phosphorus tips the balance 167
    Elena C. Prendergast, DNP , APRN , FNP-C , ACHPN
    10 When chloride tips the balance 185
    Rachel Koransky-Matson, DNP , NP-C
    11 When acids and bases tip the balance 199
    Elena C. Prendergast, DNP , APRN , FNP-C , ACHPN
    P art III Disorders that cause imbalances 231
    12 Heat-related health alterations 233
    Cherie R. Rebar , P h D , MBA , RN , COI
    13 Heart failure 245
    Alan C. Eddison, DNP , ARNP xi
    Contents
    14 Respiratory failure 261
    Katrin Moskowitz, DNP , FNP-C
    15 Excessive GI fluid loss 271
    Katrin Moskowitz, DNP , FNP-C
    16 Acute pancreatitis 281
    Katie Dinh, MSN , APRN , ACPCNP-BC
    17 Renal failure 297
    Diego Acero, MSN , FNP-C
    18 Burns 312
    Cherie R. Rebar , P h D , MBA , RN , COI
    P art IV T reating imbalances 329
    19 I.V. fluid replacement 331
    Mary K. Jones, DNP , CNM , ENP-BC , FNP-BC
    20 T otal parenteral nutrition 348
    Mary K. Jones, DNP , CNM , ENP-BC , FNP-BC
    Appendices and index 359
    Common fluid and electrolyte imbalances in
    pediatric patients 360
    Keelin C. Cromar, MSN , RN
    Common fluid and electrolyte imbalances in
    elderly patients 362
    Keelin C. Cromar, MSN , RN
    T ransfusing blood and selected components 364
    Keelin C. Cromar, MSN , RN
    Practice makes perfect 366
    Keelin C. Cromar, MSN , RN
    Glossary 384
    Index 387
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