15. Fluid and Electrolytes

  1. Terry Mahan Buttaro and
  2. Kate A. Barba
  1. Terry Mahan Buttaro

Published Online: 15 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704769.ch15

Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Older Patient

Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Older Patient

How to Cite

Buttaro, T. M. (2012) Fluid and Electrolytes, in Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Older Patient (eds T. M. Buttaro and K. A. Barba), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.,, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704769.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 25 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813810461

Online ISBN: 9781118704769

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Keywords:

  • Complete blood count (CBC);
  • Dehydration;
  • Fluid and electrolytes;
  • Glomerular filtration rate (GFR);
  • Hypercalcemia;
  • Hyperkalemia and hypokalemia;
  • Hypocalcemia;
  • Hypomagnesemia and hypermagnesemia;
  • Hyponatremia and hypernatremia;
  • Hypovolemic fluid disorders

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Part 1 Dehydration and other Hypovolemic Fluid

  • Part 2 Hypercalcemia and Hypocalcemia

  • Part 3 Hyperkalemia and Hypokalemia

  • Part 4 Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia

  • Part 5 Hypomagnesemia and Hypermagnesemia