Saunders Nursing Survival Guide: Fluids and Electrolytes


  • Cynthia Chernecky, PhD, RN, CNS, AOCN, FAAN, Professor, Department of Physiological and Technological Nursing, School of Nursing, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA
  • Denise Macklin, RNC, BSN, CRNI, President, Professional Learning Systems, Inc., Marietta, GA
  • Kathleen Murphy-Ende, RN, PhD, AOCNP, Pain & Pediatric palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, University of Wisconsin, School of Nursing, Madison, WI

Saunders Nursing Survival Guide: Fluid and Electrolytes, 2nd Edition presents a complete review of the ever-challenging topic of fluid and electrolytes, using lighthearted cartoons and mnemonic tools designed to make your learning experience more relaxed and enjoyable. Each book in the unique Saunders Nursing Survival Guides series features brief, focused material and lively illustrations that make complex subjects approachable and easy to understand. Consistent unit headings - What You Will Learn, What It Is, What You Need to Know, What You Do, and Do You Understand? - break information into manageable sections to make learning easier. Each chapter also includes a number of NCLEX® Exam-style review questions to reinforce important information and help you prepare for the examination as well as future clinical applications.
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Book information

  • Published: November 2005
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-2879-6

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Dynamics of Fluids and Electrolyte

Chapter 2. Dynamics of Acid-Base Balance

Chapter 3. Sodium

Chapter 4. Chloride

Chapter 5. Potassium

Chapter 6. Phosphorus

Chapter 7. Magnesium

Chapter 8. Calcium

Chapter 9. Elements and Minerals: Flouride, Iodine, Iron, Selenium, and Zinc

Chapter 10. Heath Care Problems of the Neonate

Chapter 11. Fluid and Electrolyte Balance in Infants

Chapter 12. Health Care Problems of the Toddler

Chapter 13. Health Care Problems of the Adolescent

Chapter 14. Health Care Problems of the Young Adult

Chapter 15. Health Care Problems of the Older Adult

Chapter 16. Interventions for Maintaining Fluid and Electrolyte Balance