This popular reference offers well-balanced coverage of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disorders. Thorough without going into extraneous detail, it synthesizes key theoretical and clinical information in a way that is easy to understand and apply. The 3rd Edition presents the most recent discoveries about molecular biology...acute and chronic hyponatremia...endogenous acid production...and much more. Presents the very latest advances in knowledge about molecular biology; acute and chronic hyponatremia; endogenous acid production; Bartters and Gittelmans syndromes; the concentrating mechanism of the renal medulla; the production and purpose of GI organic acid, cerebral salt wasting, and much more. Begins each section with a concise overview of basic physiology, followed by discussions of the associated disorders pathophysiology and management. Incorporates relevant information on energy metabolism and endocrine, gastrointestinal, respiratory, and cardiovascular physiology. Features a consistent, user-friendly formatwith diagnostic algorithms and explicit treatment guidelinesto make reference easy. Includes numerous case studies (more than ever in this New Edition) that illustrate how key management principles are applied in practice.
|Author||: Kamel S. Kamel,Mitchell L. Halperin|
|Publisher||: Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Release Date||: 2016-10-07|
|ISBN 10||: 0323359086|
|Pages||: 590 pages|
With a strong focus on problem solving and clinical decision making, Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Physiology is your comprehensive, go-to guide on the diagnosis and management of fluid, electrolytes, and acid-base disorders. This in-depth reference moves smoothly from basic physiology to practical clinical guidance, taking into account new discoveries; new understanding of fluid, acid-base, and electrolyte physiology; and new treatment options available to today’s patients. An essential resource for nephrologists and emergency practitioners, this extensively revised edition helps you make the best management decisions based on the most current knowledge. Presents questions and explanations throughout that let you test your knowledge and hone your skills. Key point boxes make essential information easy to review. Numerous line drawings, diagnostic algorithms, and tables facilitate reference. Distinguished authors apply their extensive experience in research, clinical practice, and education to make theoretical and clinical knowledge easy to understand and apply. More patient-based problem solving illustrates how key principles of renal physiology, biochemistry, and metabolic regulation are applied in practice, challenging you to test your knowledge and hone your decision-making skills. Highlights updated clinical approaches to the diagnosis and management of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disorders based on current research and understanding. Integrative whole-body physiology provides a more comprehensive grasp of the pathophysiology of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disorders.
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.
The extremely user-friendly 2nd Edition of this excellent text offers guidance in tackling the most difficult problems associated with diagnosing and treating fluid disorders in the dog and cat. Esteemed practitioners make top-notch care easier--even for those patients who present with diabetes, Addison's disease, and cancer. Provides discussion of normal physiology for body fluids, offers "how to's" for special types of fluid therapy, and explains the role of fluid therapy in selected disease conditions and clinical situations. Tables are included throughout the book for quick access to possible diagnoses.
|Author||: David Mount,Mohamed H. Sayegh,Ajay K. Singh|
|Publisher||: Springer Science & Business Media|
|Release Date||: 2012-08-04|
|ISBN 10||: 1461437709|
|Pages||: 377 pages|
Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disorders are central to the day-to-day practice of almost all areas of patient-centered medicine – both medical and surgical. Virtually every aspect of these disorders has experienced major developments in recent years. Core Concepts in the Disorders of Fluid, Electrolytes and Acid-Base Balance encompasses these new findings in comprehensive reviews of both pathophysiology and clinical management. In addition, this volume offers clinical examples providing step-by-step analysis of the pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, and management of selected clinical problems. Written by leading experts in fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disorders, this reference is an invaluable resource for both the nephrologist and the non-specialist physician, or medical trainee.
|Author||: Ursula Heitz,Mima M. Horne|
|Publisher||: Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Release Date||: 2012-11-12|
|ISBN 10||: 0323170811|
|Pages||: 384 pages|
With its concise, user-friendly outline format, this handy pocket guide is the indispensable consultant for fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disturbances and how they relate to patient care. Readers will discover pathophysiology, assessment, diagnostic tests, collaborative management, and nursing diagnoses and interventions reviewed in a logical, consistent, and easy-to-read manner. Helps readers identify a patient's specific imbalance and understand the required nursing care Provides the ability to look up a diagnosis and learn what fluid, electrolyte, or acid-base disturbances are associated with that diagnosis Includes patient-family teaching guidelines with clear instructions to give the patient and family regarding care for the condition Provides pediatric and geriatric information to help users understand the variations within these special patient populations Compares different types of parenteral and enteral feedings, along with nursing implications Contains expanded and updated relevant IV therapy and pharmacology Features updated content throughout with current literature and research findings, such as most current blood pressure guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
|Author||: Burton David Rose,Theodore W. Post,Theodore Post|
|Publisher||: McGraw Hill Professional|
|Release Date||: 2001-01-12|
|ISBN 10||: 9780071346825|
|Pages||: 992 pages|
This superbly written text gives students, residents, and practitioners the edge in understanding the mechanisms and clinical management of acid-base disorders. Presents the core information to understand renal and electrolyte physiology, and reviews the treatment rationale for all major acid-base and electrolyte disturbances. The entire text is exhaustively revised, and now includes questions and answers in each chapter.
Here’s all of the crucial coverage you need to succeed in class and confidently prepare for your classroom exams and the NCLEX. Easy-to-follow outlines focus on the information essential to make this challenging subject more manageable.
|Author||: Stephen P. DiBartola|
|Publisher||: Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Release Date||: 2011-06-01|
|ISBN 10||: 143770655X|
|Pages||: 1520 pages|
The leading reference for the diagnosis and management of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalances in small animals, Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders in Small Animal Practice, 4th Edition provides cutting-edge, evidence-based guidelines to enhance your care of dogs and cats. Information is easy to find and easy to use, with comprehensive coverage including fluid and electrolyte physiology and pathophysiology and their clinical applications, as well as the newest advances in fluid therapy and a discussion of a new class of drugs called vaptans. Lead author Stephen DiBartola is a well-known speaker and the "go-to" expert in this field, and his team of contributors represents the most authoritative and respected clinicians and academicians in veterinary medicine. Over 30 expert contributors represent the "cream of the crop" in small animal medicine, ensuring that this edition provides the most authoritative and evidence-based guidelines. Scientific, evidence-based insights and advances integrate basic physiological principles into practice, covering patient evaluation, differential diagnosis, normal and abnormal clinical features and laboratory test results, approaches to therapy, technical aspects of therapy, patient monitoring, assessing risk, and prediction of outcomes for each disorder. Hundreds of tables, algorithms, and schematic drawings demonstrate the best approaches to diagnosis and treatment, highlighting the most important points in an easy-access format. Drug and dosage recommendations are included with treatment approaches in the Electrolyte Disorders section. Clear formulas in the Fluid Therapy section make it easier to determine the state of dehydration, fluid choice, and administration rate and volume in both healthy and diseased patients. Updated chapters cover the latest advances in fluid therapy in patient management, helping you understand and manage a wide range of potentially life-threatening metabolic disturbances. Expanded Disorders of Sodium and Water chapter includes information on a new class of drugs called vaptans, vasopressin receptor antagonists that may soon improve the ability to manage patients with chronic hyponatremia. Hundreds of new references cover the most up-to-date advances in fluid therapy, including renal failure and shock syndromes.
|Pages||: 329 pages|