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LPN Expert Guides: Fluids and Electrolytes

Publication Year:
2006
Edition:
1st Ed.
Author:
Springhouse
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN:
978-1-58-255923-0
Doody's Star Rating®:
Score:
91
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Description
This quick-reference pocket guide offers LPNs/LVNs clear explanations of difficult concepts related to fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance. The book describes specific imbalances, their pathophysiologic mechanisms, and various therapies including I.V. fluid replacement, total parenteral nutrition, and blood component therapy.
Information is presented in a highly organized format with abundant illustrations. Recurring icons include Red Flag (key findings, risks, complications, and contraindications associated with an imbalance or therapy), Life Stages (age-related variations), and Spotlight (flow charts or illustrations depicting physiologic and pathophysiologic mechanisms).
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Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Springhouse
ISBN:
978-1-58-255923-0
Specialty:
  • Practical/Vocational Nursing
  • Skills & Procedures
Language:
English
Edition:
1st Ed.
Pages:
320
Publication Year:
2006
Doody's Star Rating®:
Score:
91

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