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.
If you’re looking for a fun, fast review that boils pediatric nursing down to its most essential, must-know points your search ends here! Pediatric Nursing Demystified is a complete yet concise overview of all the important pediatric nursing concepts and the disorders that most often afflict infants to adolescents. You’ll also learn how to apply those principles to real-life clinical situations.
In order to make the learning process as easy and effective as possible, you’ll find learning aids such as chapter objectives, key terms, a brief overview of each topic, content summaries, chapter-ending questions, numerous tables and diagrams, and a comprehensive final exam that includes NCLEX-style questions covering all the content found in the book.
Great for course exams and as an NCLEX review!
Need a solid foundation in fluids and electrolytes but finding this complex subject difficult to permeate? Here's the solution! Fluids and Electrolytes Demystified makes everything so easy to understand, you'll feel like you're learning through osmosis.
Written by a nursing professor, this accessible guide explains, clearly and concisely, the key elements underlying fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance and imbalances. You will learn about the various health conditions related to imbalances and get details on diagnostic testing, regulators, and treatment options. Useful charts and key terms throughout help you to remember important concepts. Complete with end-of-chapter quizzes to test your knowledge, this book will teach you the fundamentals of fluids and electrolytes in no time at all.
Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Fluids and Electrolytes Demystified is your shortcut to mastering this essential nursing topic.
This fast and easy guide offers:Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter An NCLEX-style quiz at the end of each chapter to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses Causes and symptoms of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalance-related conditions Coverage of diagnostic tests and treatment options A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work
Maternity Nursing Demystified delivers a detailed, easy-to-follow overview of the essential concepts involved in providing nursing care to the mother and child before, during, and after pregnancy. The book emphasizes the underlying factors involved in maintaining or restoring the health of mother and new born and discusses the various factors that may threaten their wellbeing. You’ll also learn how to apply these concepts to real-life situations.
In order to make the learning process as fast and painless as possible, Maternity Nursing Demystified is filled with valuable learning aids such as illustrations, chapter objectives, key terms, topic overviews, diagrams and tables, summaries, NCLEX style questions, and even a comprehensive final exam.
Maternity Nursing Demystified will also help you excel on course exams and the NCLEX
Everything you need to understand:
Roles and relationships, Families and communities, Assessment concepts, Reproductive health issues, Conception through trimester, Physiologic changes of pregnancy, Fetal development, Childbirth preparation, Labor and delivery, Complications of Pregnancy, Post partum care, Newborn care