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LANGE Instant Access Acid-Base, Fluids, and Electrolytes

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ISBN-10: 0071486348

ISBN-13: 9780071486347

Edition: 2008

Authors: Robert F. Reilly, Mark A. Perazella

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Focusing on clinical medicine and patient management, this book is the perfect portable brain for the wards. All content is presented in clear, easy-access tables, which is backed up by evidence-based findings and references. A free PDA download is available.
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List price: $51.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 7/6/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 4.25" wide x 6.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

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Body fluid compartments and intravenous fluid replacement
Body fluid compartments
Intravenous solutions
General principles
Assessing extracellular fluid volume
Fluid resuscitation
Clinical examples of fluid resuscitation
Disorders of Na+ balance (edema, hypertension or hypotension)
Introduction
Regulation of Na+ transport in kidney
Disorders associated with increased total body Na+ (ECF volume expansion)
Clinical manifestations of increased total body Na+ (ECF volume expansion)
General approach to the edematous patient
General treatment of the edematous patient
Clinical manifestations of decreased total body Na+ (ECF volume depletion)
General approach to the volume depleted patient
General Treatment of the Volume Depleted Patient
Disorders of water balance (hypo and hypernatremia)
Introduction
Hyponatremia
Etiology of hyponatremia
Signs and symptoms
Diagnosis
Treatment
Hypernatremia
Etiology
Signs and symptoms
Diagnosis
Treatment
Diuretics
Introduction
Sites of diuretic action in kidney
Diuretic resistance
Clinical conditions associated with diuretic resistance
Treatment of diuretic resistance
Disorders of K+ balance (hypo and hyperkalemia)
Introduction
K+ homeostasis
Role of K+ in the resting membrane potential
Cellular K+ distribution
K+ handling by the kidney
Factors controlling renal K+ excretion
Hypokalemia
Etiology
Increased cellular K+ uptake
Increased renal K+ losses
Approach to the patient
Clinical manifestations
Treatment
Hyperkalemia
Etiology
Approach to the patient
Clinical manifestations
Treatment
Metabolic Acidosis
Acid-Base Chemistry and Biology
The Bicarbonate Buffering System
Acid Excretion by the Kidney
Clinical Approach to the Patient with an Acid-Base Disorder
Pathophysiology, Compensation and Consequences
Use of the Serum and Urine Anion Gap in the Differential Diagnosis of Metabolic Acidosis
Differential Diagnosis of Metabolic Acidosis
Causes of Metabolic Acidosis
Treatment of Metabolic Acidosis
Metabolic Alkalosis
Introduction
Maintenance of Metabolic Alkalosis
Clinical Features
Differential Diagnosis
Cl--Responsive and Cl--Resistant Causes of Metabolic Alkalosis
Treatment
Respiratory and mixed acid-base disturbances
Respiratory Disturbances
Respiratory Acidosis
Respiratory Alkalosis
Mixed Disturbances
Disorders of Serum Calcium
Regulation
Hypercalcemia
Hypocalcemia
Disorders of Serum Phosphorus
Regulation
Hyperphosphatemia
Hypophosphatemia
Disorders of Serum Magnesium
Introduction
Hypomagnesemia
Hypermagnesemia
Appendix
Introduction
Clinical assessment of glomerular filtration rate (GFR)