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Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Disorders
Clinical Evaluation and Management
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Main description:

Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Disorders: Clinical Evaluation & Management is a clear and concise presentation of the fundamentals of fluid, electrolyte and acid-base disorders frequently encountered in clinical practice.

Each chapter begins with pertinent basic physiology followed by its clinical disorder. Cases for each fluid, electrolyte and acid-base disorder are discussed with answers. In addition, board-type questions with explanations are provided for each clinical disorder to increase the knowledge for the clinician.

Practical and clinically oriented, this book is a handy reference for practicing physicians, students, residents and fellows.


Feature:

Clear and concise presentation of fluid, electrolyte and acid-base disorders

Cases for each disorder are discussed and feature board-type questions and answers

Highly practical and clinically oriented for the physician, student, resident or fellow


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Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Disorders: Clinical Evaluation & Management  is a clear and concise presentation of the fundamentals of fluid, electrolyte and acid-base disorders frequently encountered in clinical practice.  

Each chapter begins with pertinent basic physiology followed by its clinical disorder. Cases for each fluid, electrolyte and acid-base disorder are discussed with answers.  In addition, board-type questions with explanations are provided for each clinical disorder to increase the knowledge for the clinician.

Practical and clinically oriented, this book is a handy reference for practicing physicians, students, residents and fellows.


Contents:

Preface

1. Body Fluid Compartments

2. Interpretation of Urine Electrolytes and Osmolality

3. Renal Handling of NaCl and Water

4. Intravenous fluids: Composition and indication

5. Diuretics

6. Disorders of extracellular fluid volume: Basic concepts

7. Disorders of ECF volume: Congestive Heart Failure

8. Disorders of ECF volume: Cirrhosis of the Liver

9. Disorders of ECF Volume: Nephrotic Syndrome

10. Disorders of ECF volume: Volume Contraction

11. Disorders of Water Balance: Physiology

12. Disorders of Water Balance: Hyponatremia

13. Disorders of Water Balance: Hypernatremia

14. Disorders of Potassium: Physiology

15. Disorders of Potassium: Hypokalemia

16. Disorders of Potassium: Hyperkalemia

17. Disorders of Calcium: Physiology

18. Disorders of Calcium: Hypocalcemia

19. Disorders of Calcium: Hypercalcemia

20. Disorders of Phosphate: Physiology

21. Disorders of Phosphate: Hypophosphatemia

22. Disorders of Phosphate: Hyperphosphatemia

23. Disorders of Magnesium: Physiology

24. Disorders of Magnesium: Hypomagnesemia

25. Disorders of Magnesium: Hypermagnesemia

26. Acid-Base Physiology

27. Evaluation of an Acid-Base Disorder

28. High Anion Gap Metabolic Acidosis

29. Hyperchloremic Metabolic Acidosis: Renal Tubular Acidosis

30. Hyperchloremic Metabolic Acidosis: Non-renal Causes

31. Metabolic Alkalosis

32. Respiratory Acidosis

33. Respiratory Alkalosis

34. Mixed-Acid-Base Disorders

Index


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781461490838
Publisher: Springer (Springer New York)
Publication date: October, 2013
Pages: 431

Subcategories: Critical Care Medicine, Nephrology

MEET THE AUTHOR

Alluru Reddi is professor of medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Newark.