Making Sense of Fluids and Electrolytes: A hands-on guide
Focuses on rapid assessment and appropriate action
Serves as a rapid reference in a variety of healthcare settings
Describes the fluid balance assessment and management responsibilities of the entire healthcare team
Uses diagrams, tables, and tips to provide speedy access to key information and advice on when to act quickly or consider seeking help
Interpreting the fluid requirements of a patient and working out what to do next can seem like a daunting task for the non-specialist, yet it is a skill that any doctor, nurse or paramedic needs to be fully appraised of and comfortable with.
Making Sense of Fluids and Electrolytes has been written specifically with this in mind, and will help the student and more experienced practitioner working across a variety of healthcare settings to understand why fluid imbalance in a patient may occur, to assess quickly a patient's fluid needs through a thorough clinical assessment and to develop an effective management plan. Reflecting the latest guidelines, this practical, easy-to-read and easy-to remember guide will be an invaluable tool to aid speedy and appropriate management in emergency situations, on the ward and in the clinic.
|Autor||Zoja Milovanovic, Abisola Adeleye|