Fluids and Electrolytes Demystified, Second Edition https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260012247.jpeg 2 9781260012248 Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The fast, fun, and easy way for nurses to get up to speed on fluids and electrolytes Fluids and Electrolytes Demystified, Second Edition is a detailed, easy-to-understand overview of the essential concepts involved in fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance and imbalance. This reader-friendly book emphasizes the most critical information by discussing the underlying mechanisms involved in maintaining fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance by discussing the factors that fail and result in an imbalance. To promote understanding, there is coverage of the developmental changes and major conditions that result in fluid, electrolyte, or acid-base imbalances. The nursing assessments, interventions, and evaluations are reviewed to provide a complete picture of the patient’s needs and nursing care situation. Useful charts, Key Terms, Learning Objectives, Speed Bumps and brief Overviews are included to help you remember must-know concepts, and end of chapter NCLEX®-style quizzes test your knowledge – for the most effective learning experience possible. Everything you need to gain a working knowledge of: • Key Elements Underlying Fluid and Electrolyte Balance • Key Elements Underlying Acid-Base Balance • General Nursing Assessments in Diagnostic Tests Related to Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance • Fluid Volume Imbalance • Sodium Imbalances • Potassium Imbalances • Calcium Imbalance • Magnesium Imbalances • Phosphorus Imbalances • Acid-Base Imbalances Simple enough for a beginner, but, challenging enough for advanced students, Fluids and Electrolytes Demystified is your best choice for gaining a solid grasp of one of the most challenging topics nurses need to master.
Fluids and Electrolytes Demystified, Second Edition

Fluids and Electrolytes Demystified, Second Edition

2nd Edition
By Joyce Johnson
ISBN10: 1260012247
ISBN13: 9781260012248
Copyright: 2018

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Program Details

Part One: Foundational Concepts and Assessments


Chapter 1 Key Elements Underlying Fluid and Electrolyte



Chapter 2 Key Elements Underlying Acid–Base Balance


Chapter 3 General Nursing Assessments and Diagnostic

Tests Related to Fluid, Electrolyte, and

Acid–Base Balance


Part Two: Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid–Base



Chapter 4 Fluid Volume Imbalances: Hypovolemia and



Chapter 5 Sodium Imbalances: Hyponatremia and



Chapter 6 Potassium Imbalances: Hypokalemia and



Chapter 7 Calcium Imbalances: Hypocalcemia and



Chapter 8 Magnesium Imbalances: Hypomagnesemia and


Chapter 9 Phosphorus Imbalances: Hypophosphatemia

and Hyperphosphatemia


Chapter 10 Acid–Base Imbalances


Part Three: Applications for Fluid and

Electrolyte Concepts


Chapter 11 Multisystem Conditions Related to Fluid,

Electrolyte, and Acid–Base Imbalances


Chapter 12 Conditions Resulting in Fluid, Electrolyte,

and Acid–Base Imbalances 

Answers to Final Check-ups



About the Author

Joyce Johnson

Joyce Y. Johnson, PhD, RN, CCRN, is Dean and Professor of Nursing at Albany State University. The author of multiple best-selling nursing books (including Smith-Temple/Johnson, Nurse’s Guide to Clinical Procedures), Dr. Johnson is well-known for her ability to break down the most difficult nursing topics into easy-to-understand lessons.