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

Alluru S. Reddi
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New York, NY : Springer, 2014.
9781461490838, 1461490839, 9781461490821
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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.
  • Body Fluid Compartments
  • Interpretation of Urine Electrolytes and Osmolality
  • Renal Handling of NaCl and Water
  • Intravenous Fluids: Composition and Indications
  • Diuretics
  • Disorders of Extracellular Fluid Volume: Basic Concepts
  • Disorders of ECF Volume: Congestive Heart Failure
  • Disorders of ECF Volume: Cirrhosis of the Liver
  • Disorders of ECF Volume: Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Disorders of ECF Volume: Volume Contraction
  • Disorders of Water Balance: Physiology
  • Disorders of Water Balance: Hyponatremia
  • Disorders of Water Balance: Hypernatremia
  • Disorders of Potassium: Physiology
  • Disorders of Potassium: Hypokalemia
  • Disorders of Potassium: Hyperkalemia
  • Disorders of Calcium: Physiology
  • Disorders of Calcium: Hypocalcemia
  • Disorders of Calcium: Hypercalcemia
  • Disorders of Phosphate: Physiology
  • Disorders of Phosphate: Hypophosphatemia
  • Disorders of Phosphate: Hyperphosphatemia
  • Disorders of Magnesium: Physiology
  • Disorders of Magnesium: Hypomagnesemia
  • Disorders of Magnesium: Hypermagnesemia
  • Acid-Base Physiology
  • Evaluation of an Acid-Base Disorder
  • High Anion Gap Metabolic Acidosis
  • Hyperchloremic Metabolic Acidosis: Renal Tubular Acidosis
  • Hyperchloremic Metabolic Acidosis: Nonrenal Causes
  • Metabolic Alkalosis
  • Respiratory Acidosis
  • Respiratory Alkalosis
  • Mixed Acid-Base Disorders.
1 online resource (viii, 448 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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