Chapter Nine. Fluids ‒ Liquids and Gases

  1. Joyce James,
  2. Colin Baker and
  3. Helen Swain

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774410.ch9

Principles of Science for Nurses

Principles of Science for Nurses

How to Cite

James, J., Baker, C. and Swain, H. (2002) Fluids ‒ Liquids and Gases, in Principles of Science for Nurses, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774410.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 6 JUN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632057696

Online ISBN: 9780470774410

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Keywords:

  • fluids;
  • gases;
  • liquids;
  • oxygen therapy;
  • blood pressure

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Learning objectives

  • Introduction

  • Pressure

  • Atmospheric pressure

  • Liquids

  • Blood — pressure, resistance and flow

  • Gases

  • Summary

  • Review questions

  • Further reading