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- Author: Bbp,R. S. Brown, M.D.,J. A. Katzel, M.d.,A. S. Goldfarb-Rumyantzev, M.D. Ph.D.
- Publisher: Borm Bruckmeier Publishing LLC
- ISBN: 9781591035084
- Category: Medical
- Page: 6
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This quick reference guide contains essential and systematially arranged information to determine the acid-base status of a patient in a stepwise manner. It also contains a section on normal fluid and electrolyte distribution and its management in case of depletion. Highlights: - Acid-base normal values and abnormalities chart - Determination of acid-base status in a step by step approach - Formula for anion gap, estimation of fluid requirement in burn (Parkland formula), algorithm explaining diagnostic workup in metabolic alkalosis, hypernatremia, and hyponatremia - Diagnostic algorithms of acidosis, alkalosis, electrolyte abnormalities - Assessment and common causes of acid-base disorders - Diagrammatic representation of body water and electrolyte distribution, and information on electrolyte repletion - Information on fluid and electrolyte management the 4-2-1 rule, electrolyte formulations, and typical fluid intake and output values For physicians, physician assistants, nurses, students, and all other healthcare professionals.