Mosby

Mosby's Fluids & Electrolytes Memory NoteCards

Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses

Completely portable, this pocket-sized collection of full-color, spiral-bound cards uses humor, cartoons, and mnemonics to help you understand and retain important information about fluids and electrolytes. This fun, colorful, and insightful approach makes these cards a valuable learning and review tool throughout nursing school, as well as a great resource for preparing for the NCLEX® examination.

Spiral Bound, 144 Pages

Published: December 2009

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-06746-1

Contents

  • Fluids & Electrolytes

    Overview of homeostasis

    Overview of the body's electrolytes

    Overview of fluid balance

    Overview of the body’s water

    Dehydration

    Overhydration

    Heatstroke

    Sodium

    Hypernatremia

    Hyponatremia

    Potassium

    Hypokalemia

    Hyperkalemia

    Calcium

    Hypercalcemia

    Hypocalcemia

    Phosphate

    Hyperphosphatemia

    Hypophosphatemia

    Magnesium

    Hypermagnesemia

    Hypomagnesemia

     

    Acid-Base Balance

    Overview of acid-base balance

    Acidosis overview & conditions

    Alkalosis overview & conditions

    Metabolic acidosis

    Metabolic alkalosis

    Respiratory acidosis

    Respiratory alkalosis

     

    Important Body Minerals

    Overview of body minerals

    Iron deficiency

    Iron excess

    Iodine deficiency

    Zinc deficiency

     

    IV Therapy

    Types of IV therapy/solutions, uses, and packaging

    Selecting administration sets

    Vein selection

    Venipuncture device systems

    IV infusion pumps

    3 types of delivery

    Saline and heparin lick

    Complications of peripheral IV therapy

    Central venous catheters

    Pediatric IV therapy

    IV equipment & infusion regulation devices (IV pumps)

    Principles of peripheral IV therapy

    Types of IV delivery — continuous, intermittent (IVPB), bolus

    Use of saline locks

    Complications of peripheral IV therapy

    Principles of central venous IV therapy

    Types of central venous IV catheters

    Peripheral inserted central catheter — PICC

    Complications of central venous IV therapy

    Discontinuing peripheral and central venous IV therapy

    Pediatric IV therapy

    Home infusion IV therapy

    Parenteral nutrition

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