Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Physiology: A Problem-Based Approach (5th Revised edition)

Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Physiology: A Problem-Based Approach (5th Revised edition)

By: Kamel S. Kamel (author), Mitchell L. Halperin (author)Paperback

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With a strong focus on problem solving and clinical decision making, Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Physiology is your comprehensive, go-to guide on the diagnosis and management of fluid, electrolytes, and acid-base disorders. This in-depth reference moves smoothly from basic physiology to practical clinical guidance, taking into account new discoveries; new understanding of fluid, acid-base, and electrolyte physiology; and new treatment options available to today's patients. An essential resource for nephrologists and emergency practitioners, this extensively revised edition helps you make the best management decisions based on the most current knowledge. Presents questions and explanations throughout that let you test your knowledge and hone your skills. High-yield margin notes and key point boxes make essential information easy to review. Numerous line drawings, diagnostic algorithms, and tables facilitate reference. Distinguished authors apply their extensive experience in research, clinical practice, and education to make theoretical and clinical knowledge easy to understand and apply. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices. More patient-based problem solving illustrates how key principles of renal physiology, biochemistry, and metabolic regulation are applied in practice, challenging you to test your knowledge and hone your decision-making skills. Highlights updated clinical approaches to the diagnosis and management of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disorders based on current research and understanding. Integrative whole-body physiology provides a more comprehensive grasp of the pathophysiology of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disorders.


Section One Acid Base Chapter 1 Principles of Acid-Base Physiology Chapter 2 Tools to Use to Diagnose Acid-Base Disorders Chapter 3 Metabolic Acidosis: Clinical Approach Chapter 4 Metabolic Acidosis caused by a Deficit of NaHCO3 Chapter 5 Ketoacidosis Chapter 6 Metabolic Acidosis: Acid Gain Types Chapter 7 Metabolic Alkalosis Chapter 8 Respiratory Acid-Base Disturbances Section Two Salt and Water Chapter 9 Sodium and Water Physiology Chapter10 Hyponatremia Chapter 11 Hypernatremia Chapter 12 Polyuria Section Three Potassium Chapter 13 Potassium Physiology Chapter 14 Hypokalemia Chapter 15 Hyperkalemia Section Four Integrative Physiology Chapter 16 Hyperglycemia List of Cases List of Flow Charts Index

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  • ISBN13: 9780323355155
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 528
  • ID: 9780323355155
  • ISBN10: 0323355153
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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