Saunders Nursing Survival Guide: Fluids and Electrolytes

2nd Edition


  • Cynthia Chernecky
  • Denise Macklin
  • Kathleen Murphy-Ende
    • Print ISBN 9781416028796

    Key Features

    • Unique presentation of content allows students to survive and thrive.
    • Material is presented using adult learning principles and various active-learning strategies to engage nursing students of all ages, backgrounds, and learning styles.
    • Consistent chapter format breaks down information into small units and reinforces an effective thinking process.
    • Special icons for Lifespan Considerations, Cultural Implications, Web Links, and Cautions help the student quickly identify special content in the chapter.
    • Memory-reinforcing interactive activities (including fill-in the blank, matching, word jumbles, true/false, and crossword puzzles) promote student learning.
    • Clinical terms and shorthand expressions are highlighted in parentheses to expose students to terminology that they will hear in the hospital setting.
    • Boxed Take Home Points provide the benefit of years of nursing experience that students can use to prepare for their clinical rotation.
    • Original cartoon-character illustrations walk the student through difficult subjects with a lighthearted approach.

    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



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